The National Anti-Vivisection Society (NAVS) has welcomed the support of nature TV presenter Chris Packham, as the Government today launches a public consultation on the repeal of the animal experiment ‘secrecy clause’, Section 24.
Packham said that “animal experiments have been carried out in the dark for too long. I support the NAVS campaign to end secret suffering in UK laboratories. Please help animals by answering the Government’s consultation and ask for the repeal of the Section 24 ‘secrecy clause’.”
NAVS Chief Executive Jan Creamer continued this sentiment by adding that “we are very pleased that Chris Packham has joined the NAVS to speak up for animals and for openness in animal experiments.”
It comes on the back of massive public support for the initiative that would see an end to the secrecy that current prevails in the testing community.
“There is overwhelming support…
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