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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister – in the House of Commons at 11:30 am on 9 March 2011.

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Photo of David Cameron David Cameron The Prime Minister, Leader of the Conservative Party 11:30, 9 March 2011

I will certainly agree to do that. It is important that we try to increase the amount of organs available for donation. In the last Parliament, there was a debate about whether we should move formally to an opt-out system, and there are difficulties with that, but there is a huge gap between where we are now and a formal opt-out system, in encouraging patients and talking to them about what can be done. I am sure that we can make steps forward, and my right hon. Friend the Health Secretary will do that.