Ricky Gervais, with beautiful Beagle Betsy.

FLOE's Patron, Peter Egan, with Betsy.

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Wera Hobhouse MP says it’s no longer possible to justify cruel animal experiments as a ‘necessary evil’. They fail humans too.

Wera Hobhouse MP made a wonderful contribution to the Westminster Hall debate: ‘Change the law to include laboratory animals in the Animal Welfare Act’. Wera focused on the archaic and failed practice of animal experimentation, first institutionalised by a French doctor who went on to reject Darwin’s Theory of Evolution: