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Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Bgi (5 Aug 2021)

Lord Alton of Liverpool: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of reports (1) that UK clinics are selling BGI Group’s tests for genetic conditions such as Down’s syndrome, and (2) that BGI Group is (a) using these tests to harvest the genetic data of millions of women and their unborn children, and (b) storing this data on a gene database funded by the government of China; and what plans...

Written Ministerial Statements — Home Office: Publication of the 4th Annual Report of the Biometrics and Forensics Ethics Group (20 Jul 2021)

Baroness Williams of Trafford: ...and retention of biometric identifiers and for their advice on the development and testing of biometric technologies. The BFEG have published two reports this year; on the feasibility of using genetic genealogy techniques to assist with criminal investigations by UK law enforcement; and on the ethical issues arising from public-private collaborative use of live facial recognition...

Dogs (DNA Databases) (7 Jul 2021)

Andrew Griffith: I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to require dog keepers to register a dog’s DNA on a database; to make provision about such databases and about the information held on them; and for connected purposes. There are not many days when we in this House can bring joy to so many families and individuals, fight crime, improve biosecurity, help the UK’s leadership in animal...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Familial Hypercholesterolaemia: Screening (25 Mar 2021)

Jo Churchill: The NHS Long Term Plan sets the ambition to increase genetic testing and diagnosis of familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH) from 7% to 25% by 2024. To achieve this, the National Health Service will undertake a service evaluation of child-parent cascade screening in seven Academic Health Science Network areas in England. NHS England and NHS Improvement have provided £500,000 to enable this...

Written Ministerial Statements — Home Office: Publication of the 3rd Annual Report of the Biometrics and Forensics Ethics Group (18 Mar 2021)

Baroness Williams of Trafford: ...advice on the development and testing of biometric technologies. The group have provided advice and guidance on issues such as; retention of additional DNA profile information on the National DNA Database, and a trial on the use of near match reporting; consideration of the ethical issues in genetic genealogy and massively parallel sequencing approaches for criminal investigations; and...

United Kingdom Internal Market Bill - Committee (2nd Day): Amendment 7 (28 Oct 2020)

Lord Rooker: ...person and in Northern Ireland the figure may even be 2.7. So one can see that livestock is much more important to the economies of the island of Ireland than it is to the rest of the UK. Animal genetics are just as important on an all-island basis. For example, Elite Sires has been Ireland’s leading provider of high-quality pig semen for 30 years. It is the sole provider of DanBred...

Medicines and Medical Devices Bill - Second Reading (2 Sep 2020)

Lord Bethell: ...recommendations in the review need to be considered carefully and we will respond in due course. I reassure the noble Baroness, Lady Barker, who asked that registries of devices as well as databases should be our expressed direction of travel: we have set this out in the government guidance published alongside the amendment. I would be happy to write to set this out clearly. Many have...

Medicines and Medical Devices Bill: Information systems (23 Jun 2020)

Jim Shannon: ...is the key. The UK ranks in the top four of EU countries for cardiovascular disease clinical trials, according to the 2017 analysis, with 586 CVD trials registered in the European clinical trials database. In 2016-17, the BHF spent 24% of its research income on clinical research, 31% of this on clinical trials and the rest on epidemiology, genetic studies and so on. The UK supplies 45...

China’s Policy on its Uighur Population — [Mr Virendra Sharma in the Chair] (11 Mar 2020)

Alicia Kearns: ...that, between 2016 and 2018, 15 million Uighurs had their blood and DNA tested by the Chinese authorities. Forced cheek swabs have become commonplace. Why would a Government forcibly create a genetic information database? It is to monitor, control and repress individuals and communities, who have been demonised, detained, imprisoned, tortured and killed. Religion is not a disease, and...

Dangerous Dogs — [James Gray in the Chair] (7 Mar 2019)

Gordon Marsden: ...involved in any Government dealing with this broad range of issues. I want to be positive about one or two parts of the Government’s response, such as the approval for the need for a central database for dog bites and the speeding up of court cases, and their general support for and assurance with respect to the principles of education. However, as the hon. Gentleman said, that is for...

In Vitro Fertilisation: 40th Anniversary - Motion to Take Note (13 Sep 2018)

Baroness Deech: ...guidelines for the future, whatever it holds. As well as establishing the HFEA, which I had the honour to chair for seven years, the 1990 Act provided for the licensing and storage of embryos, a database, and the use and donation of gametes in treatment and research. The 2008 Act provided further for research on embryos, for same-sex and unmarried couples, surrogacy and a ban on sex...

Brexit: Health and Welfare - Motion to Take Note (29 Mar 2018)

Baroness Thornton: ..., not only on their right to stay here, but how desperately the NHS and social care system needs them to stay, and how much we welcome them. Turning to clinical trials, I thank Cancer Research UK, Genetics Alliance UK, and others for the briefs they have sent to noble Lords about this matter. As the Minister is aware, the EU clinical trials regulation—CTR—replaces the existing clinical...

Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Review - Statement (22 Feb 2018)

Lord O'Shaughnessy: ...our systems for monitoring the safety of medicines in pregnancy. That will include: offering the families of the Association for Children Damaged by Hormone Pregnancy Tests a full and up-to-date genetic clinical evaluation; better information for pregnant women and their families; better training and support for obstetricians; better evidence around dosing recommendations; making...

Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Review (21 Feb 2018)

Jeremy Hunt: ...our systems for monitoring the safety of medicines in pregnancy. That will include offering the families of the Association for Children Damaged by Hormone Pregnancy Tests a full and up-to-date genetic clinical evaluation; better information for pregnant women and their families; better training and support for obstetricians; better evidence around dosing recommendations; making...

NHS: Cancer Treatments - Question for Short Debate (25 Jan 2018)

Baroness Rebuck: ...centre at the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle, and Professor Griffin, who undertook a very unusual second operation which extended Philip’s life by a year. But where was the accessible database highlighting this centre of excellence when we needed it most? There have been precious few innovations in oesophageal cancer since, so we must harness digital development—accumulate and...

Data Protection Bill [HL] - Report (2nd Day) (13 Dec 2017)

Baroness Williams of Trafford: ...result in inaccuracies are minimised, and to prevent discriminatory effects on individuals based on their racial origin or ethnicity, political opinion, religion or beliefs, trade union membership, genetic or health status or sexual orientation. We therefore do not believe that a further provision is required. Amendments 35, 93 and 100 are designed to prevent any automated decision being...

Data Protection Bill [HL] - Report (1st Day) (Continued) (11 Dec 2017)

Lord Ashton of Hyde: ...explained in Committee that Unique plays a hugely important role in providing advice and support to sufferers of rare chromosomal disorders and their carers. Some of these charities have large databases dating back many years, so we understand their desire to maintain these when the GDPR comes into force without necessarily obtaining fresh consent to GDPR standards for each data subject...

Data Protection Bill [HL] - Committee (2nd Day) (Continued) (6 Nov 2017)

Baroness Neville-Jones: ...profound lifelong disability for which there is no cure. Since I spoke, many other patient support organisations have been in touch with the same concerns. They support my amendment. They include Genetic Alliance, which comprises 190 organisations giving support to individuals with rare or incurable conditions, such as the Down’s Syndrome Association; the MPS Society, which supports...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Familial Hypercholesterolaemia (30 Mar 2017)

Nicola Blackwood: NHS England and Public Health England are working to raise the profile of familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH) and break down the barriers to genetic testing. Specifically, FH is emphasised in the NHS England Prevention aide memoire to support Sustainability and Transformation Planning, which is available at: www.england.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/stp-aide-memoi re-prevention.pdf NHS...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Cholesterol: Screening (10 Feb 2017)

Nicola Blackwood: NHS England and Public Health England (PHE) are working to raise the profile of familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH) and break down the barriers to genetic testing. NHS England’s National Clinical Director for Heart Disease chairs a FH steering group which comprises representatives from relevant stakeholder organisations including representation from PHE’s Healthcare Public Health Team....


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