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Orders of the Day — Human Fertilisation and Embryology

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 4:48 pm on 19th December 2000.

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Photo of Nick Harvey Nick Harvey Shadow Spokesperson (Health) 4:48 pm, 19th December 2000

I have read that argument, which seems convincing and has been advanced to me before. I hesitate to pontificate on matters scientific as I cannot boast even a science O-level, but I am reassured that it is not down to the likes of me to make the judgments. The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority, with all its expertise, will grant licences only where it is satisfied that there are no alternative.