To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many licences are in operation that use the forced swim test for the screening of antidepressant drugs; and what assessment she has made of the potential merits of withdrawing licences for operations that use the test for that purpose.
This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.
23 November 2021
Data are not collected on numbers of project licences that include the forced swim test.
No assessment has been made as to the potential merits of withdrawing licences for operations that use the test for the purpose of screening antidepressant drugs.