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Orders of the Day — Human Fertilisation and Embryology

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 5:10 pm on 19th December 2000.

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Photo of Ann Winterton Ann Winterton Conservative, Congleton 5:10 pm, 19th December 2000

Does my hon. Friend recall, from the debates on the 1980 Act, that my right hon. and learned Friend the Member for Rushcliffe (Mr. Clarke) ruled out human cloning? He said that the legislation was not about human cloning and would not include it. At the time, human cloning was the equivalent of science fiction.