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Part of the debate – in the Northern Ireland Assembly at 12:15 pm on 21st February 2012.

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Photo of Jim Wells Jim Wells DUP 12:15 pm, 21st February 2012

I agree, and there is a lot of interest in the Spanish model. If we are to consider a review, we will have to look at the situation in Spain.

Unfortunately, I have taken so many interventions that most of my time has gone. I hope that others will be generous during their contribution and allow me to intervene to make a few extra points.

We have one fundamental difficulty in Northern Ireland. Many people put their name down or opt in for organ donations, but, when we consult their relatives, 40% of them say no.