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Demand for data on primate pet numbers

10 June 2014 Last updated at 07:33 BST

MPs are calling for urgent government action to determine how many primates are being kept as pets across the UK.

The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Efra) committee says they are worried about the welfare of animals being kept privately.

Keeping primates as pets is legal in the UK. Graham Satchell reports.

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