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Applying Results Of Experiments On Animals To Human Patients

EDM number 400 in 2016-17, proposed by Alan Meale on 05/09/2016.
Categorised under the topics of Animal experiments, Medicine and Science.

That this House notes the science-based campaign For Life On Earth which is critical of avoidable experiments on animals; further notes the new initiative Patients Campaigning For Cures, which opposes animal models on medical grounds; is alarmed that scientific studies reveal that the widespread claimed ability of animals to predict human responses to drugs and disease is demonstrably false; acknowledges that over 90 per cent of drugs which test well in animals harm or otherwise fail humans, and that ignoring this has delayed cures, including penicillin; notes that using animals to model humans also contradicts currently-accepted science, including evolutionary biology and genetics, which supports personalised medical care; further acknowledges the proclamation of the Concordat on Openness on Animal Research to develop communications with the media and public; and calls for thorough, properly moderated public scientific debate on the misleading and costly practice of trying to apply results from animal experiments to human patients.

This motion has been signed by a total of 58 MPs.

Jim Dowd05/01/2016Lewisham West and PengeLabourSigned
Alan Meale05/09/2016MansfieldLabourProposed
Paul Monaghan06/09/2016Caithness, Sutherland and Easter RossScottish National PartySeconded
Mark Durkan06/09/2016FoyleSocial Democratic and Labour PartySeconded
Martyn Day07/09/2016Linlithgow and East FalkirkScottish National PartySeconded
Margaret Ritchie07/09/2016South DownSocial Democratic and Labour PartySeconded
Jim Cunningham07/09/2016Coventry SouthLabourSeconded
Natalie McGarry08/09/2016Glasgow EastScottish National PartySigned
Chris Law12/09/2016Dundee WestScottish National PartySigned
Dennis Skinner12/09/2016BolsoverLabourSigned
Phil Boswell12/09/2016Coatbridge, Chryston and BellshillScottish National PartySigned
Douglas Chapman12/09/2016Dunfermline and West FifeScottish National PartySigned
Liz Saville Roberts13/09/2016Dwyfor MeirionnyddPlaid CymruSigned
Martin Docherty13/09/2016West DunbartonshireScottish National PartySigned
Gavin Robinson13/09/2016Belfast EastDUPSigned
Ronnie Campbell14/09/2016Blyth ValleyLabourSigned
Colleen Fletcher15/09/2016Coventry North EastLabourSigned
John Pugh15/09/2016SouthportLiberal DemocratSigned
Virendra Sharma15/09/2016Ealing, SouthallLabourSigned
Callum McCaig10/10/2016Aberdeen SouthScottish National PartySigned
Kelvin Hopkins10/10/2016Luton NorthLabourSigned
Rosie Cooper10/10/2016West LancashireLabourSigned
Tommy Sheppard10/10/2016Edinburgh EastScottish National PartySigned
Wes Streeting10/10/2016Ilford NorthLabourSigned
Mark Williams10/10/2016CeredigionLiberal DemocratSigned
John Mann10/10/2016BassetlawLabourSigned
Emma Lewell-Buck10/10/2016South ShieldsLabourSigned
Catherine McKinnell10/10/2016Newcastle upon Tyne NorthLabourSigned
Chris Evans10/10/2016IslwynLabourSigned
Ian Mearns10/10/2016GatesheadLabourSigned
Sammy Wilson10/10/2016East AntrimDUPSigned
Ruth Cadbury10/10/2016Brentford and IsleworthLabourSigned
Roger Godsiff10/10/2016Birmingham, Hall GreenLabourSigned
Margaret Ferrier10/10/2016Rutherglen and Hamilton WestScottish National PartySigned
Alistair Carmichael10/10/2016Orkney and ShetlandLiberal DemocratSigned
Nigel Dodds12/10/2016Belfast NorthDUPSigned
Albert Owen12/10/2016Ynys MLabourSigned
John Nicolson24/10/2016East DunbartonshireScottish National PartySigned
Caroline Lucas24/10/2016Brighton, PavilionGreenSigned
David Crausby25/10/2016Bolton North EastLabourSigned
Tom Blenkinsop31/10/2016Middlesbrough South and East ClevelandLabourSigned
Jon Cruddas02/11/2016Dagenham and RainhamLabourSigned
Kirsten Oswald02/11/2016East RenfrewshireScottish National PartySigned
Stuart Donaldson16/11/2016West Aberdeenshire and KincardineScottish National PartySigned
Alan Brown18/11/2016Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySigned
Graham Allen15/12/2016Nottingham NorthLabourSigned
George Kerevan26/01/2017East LothianScottish National PartySigned
Richard Arkless03/02/2017Dumfries and GallowayScottish National PartySigned
Frank Field06/02/2017BirkenheadLabourSigned
Greg Knight09/02/2017East YorkshireConservativeSigned
Chris Bryant09/02/2017RhonddaLabourSigned
Deidre Brock01/03/2017Edinburgh North and LeithScottish National PartySigned
Jeffrey M Donaldson15/03/2017Lagan ValleyDUPSigned
Ann Clwyd28/03/2017Cynon ValleyLabourSigned
Grahame Morris28/03/2017EasingtonLabourSigned
Paul Flynn28/03/2017Newport WestLabourSigned
Jess Phillips19/04/2017Birmingham, YardleyLabourSigned
Robert Flello25/04/2017Stoke-on-Trent SouthLabourSigned

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