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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 10:35 am on 17th September 2015.

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Photo of Paul Beresford Paul Beresford Chair, Administration Committee 10:35 am, 17th September 2015

May I declare a potential financial interest? Is the Leader of the House able to persuade the Health Secretary to make a statement—even a written statement—on future research and the potential use of the precautionary principle, following recent research that was initially aimed at variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease prions? Sadly, that research indicated the potential for proteins related to Alzheimer’s to be transferred on surgical instruments.