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Regulation Of Fertility Clinics

EDM number 900 in 2002-03, proposed by Jim Dobbin on 17/03/2003.

That this House notes the recent High Court judgement arising out of the IVF mix up whereby the sperm of a black man was used to fertilise eggs of a white woman at Leeds General infirmary; further notes that this is merely the latest in a series of blunders at fertility clinics that are supposedly regulated by the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority; expresses concern at the physical, emotional and psychological damage caused to women, their partners and their families by these blunders; believes that many other mistakes and blunders at fertility clinics regulated by the HFEA have gone undetected; and demands an urgent Government investigation into the work of the HFEA and in particular its regulation of fertility clinics.

This motion has been signed by a total of 23 MPs.

Jim Dobbin17/03/2003Heywood & MiddletonLabour Co-operativeProposed
Kerry Pollard17/03/2003St AlbansLabourSigned
Joe Benton17/03/2003BootleLabourSigned
Ann Widdecombe17/03/2003Maidstone & The WealdConservativeSigned
Ann Winterton17/03/2003CongletonConservativeSigned
Martin Smyth18/03/2003Belfast SouthUUPSigned
Bob Spink18/03/2003Castle PointConservativeSigned
Nigel Dodds18/03/2003Belfast NorthDUPSigned
Paul Flynn19/03/2003Newport WestLabourSigned
David Drew19/03/2003StroudLabour Co-operativeSigned
Ann Cryer19/03/2003KeighleyLabourSigned
Paul Marsden19/03/2003Shrewsbury & AtchamLiberal DemocratSigned
Iris Robinson20/03/2003StrangfordDUPSigned
Colin Breed20/03/2003South East CornwallLiberal DemocratSigned
Nicholas Winterton24/03/2003MacclesfieldConservativeSigned
Elfyn Llwyd25/03/2003Meirionnydd Nant ConwyPlaid CymruSigned
Bill Etherington25/03/2003Sunderland NorthLabourSigned
Kevin McNamara26/03/2003Kingston upon Hull NorthLabourSigned
Angela Watkinson26/03/2003UpminsterConservativeSigned
Jeff Ennis08/04/2003Barnsley East & MexboroughLabourSigned
Gregory Campbell12/05/2003East LondonderryDUPSigned
Geraldine Smith20/05/2003Morecambe & LunesdaleLabourSigned
Paul Goodman22/05/2003WycombeConservativeSigned

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