CASC submits evidence on the keeping of Primates as pets

The CASC working group has submitted its report regarding the keeping of primates as pets. The working group consisted of CASC members and other participants, and also received evidence from organisations with relevant expertise. The group was unanimous in its condemnation of the keeping of single primates in the home environment, a practice illegal under the Animal Welfare Act, and has put forward recommendations for consideration by government.

CASC form working group to respond to Governments call for evidence regarding Primate ownership

On the 25th October the Government published a call for evidence to assist with the development of legislation relating to the private ownership of Primates. CASC has formed a working group, chaired by Dr Peter Kettlewell, to gather evidence and present clear and concise recommendations to assist with the development of proportionate legislation.