Tag Archive for HFEA

Ping Pong and Mitochondria

Baroness Murphy

There’ll be two important votes today. One is the last attempt to control untraceable secondary ticketing sales before sporting events, a worthy aim but the amendment has been rejected by the Commons, probably because of the difficulties of implementing widespread control of  rapacious sales. Then we shall come to the Regulations about the transfer of…

An axe to the Public Bodies Bill?


It is tempting to blog on how the conventions in the Companion are being ripped up by the Government by not allowing time between the committee and report stages of the Parliamentary Bill.  But I suspect interest in that legislative marathon is waning. As we wait and see whether a credible deal will be done…

Groundhog Day

Baroness Deech

This was the film where our hero found himself living the same day over and over again, and falling into the same traps.  And so it was in the Moses Room on Tuesday when we debated the proposed dismembering of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority, and the Human Tissue Authority, and the transfer of…