Animal Experiments in 2021

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Dear University of Southampton,

I am writing to make an open government request for all the information to which I am entitled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. I request to know the information for the year 2021 (01/01/2021 to 31/12/2021).

Did your university conduct experiments on animals in the year 2021?

How many animals were used in experiments(species & number of each)?

How many animals were bred on the premises (species & number of each)?

What was the nature and outcome of these experiments?

What are the Home Office licence classifications for these experiments in terms of pain, lasting harm, etc. if classified (species & number of each)?

Were the animals used for medical or non medical research?

Which departments of your university were or are engaged in such research?

How many animals were killed without being used for experiments (species & number of each)?

How many animals rehomed (species & number of each)?

Of those that were not re-homed, why not?

Does the university receive an income for performing animal research?

Does the university incur any costs by performing animal research?

Does the university receive an income for performing animal research?

Does the university incur any costs by performing animal research?

Were there more non-animal research methods used than animal methods?

If any of this information is already in the public domain, please can you direct me to it, with page references and URLs if necessary.

I understand that you are required to respond to my request within the 20 working days after you receive this letter. I would be grateful if you could confirm in writing that you have received this request.

I would ask that your response be sent by reply and not be a link to a letter on your website.

Yours faithfully,
Wendy Park

University of Southampton

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Your Request Number: G01156
Dear University of Southampton, I am writing to make an
open government request for all the information to which I
am entitled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. I
request to know the information for the year 2021
(01/01/2021 to 31/12/2021). Did your university conduct
experiments on animals in the year 2021? How many animals
were used in experiments(species & number of each)? How
many animals were bred on the premises (species & number of
each)? What was the nature and outcome of these
experiments? What are the Home Office licence
classifications for these experiments in terms of pain,
lasting harm, etc. if classified (species & number of
each)? Were the animals used for medical or non medical
research? Which departments of your university were or are
engaged in such research? How many animals were killed
without being used for experiments (species & number of
Your Request: each)? How many animals rehomed (species & number of each)?
Of those that were not re-homed, why not? Does the
university receive an income for performing animal
research? Does the university incur any costs by performing
animal research? Does the university receive an income for
performing animal research? Does the university incur any
costs by performing animal research? Were there more
non-animal research methods used than animal methods? If
any of this information is already in the public domain,
please can you direct me to it, with page references and
URLs if necessary. I understand that you are required to
respond to my request within the 20 working days after you
receive this letter. I would be grateful if you could
confirm in writing that you have received this request. I
would ask that your response be sent by reply and not be a
link to a letter on your website. Yours faithfully, Wendy
Park
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