Early day motion 744

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PARLIAMENTARY SCRUTINY OF THE DRAFT HUMAN FERTILISATION AND EMBRYOLOGY (MITOCHONDRIAL DONATION) REGULATIONS 2015

That this House expresses its support for families with inherited conditions such as mitochondrial disease; welcomes the ongoing work across the four administrations on the UK Rare Diseases Strategy; further expresses concern that the Government appears to want Parliament to endorse the draft Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Mitochondrial Donation) Regulations 2015 before all preclinical safety checks recommended by the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority have been properly concluded and peer-reviewed; notes that there has been a lack of consultative engagement with people in Northern Ireland regarding the regulations compared with the rest of the UK; calls on the Government to address the safety concerns raised by a range of eminent scientists; further calls on the Government to confirm with the European Commission and the European Court of Justice that the regulations are fully compliant with the Clinical Trials Directive and further to confirm their compliance with UK law; and further notes that a motion expressing concern about the regulations is being considered for full debate in the Northern Ireland Assembly.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Bruce, Fiona Conservative Party Congleton 28.01.2015
Campbell, Gregory Democratic Unionist Party Londonderry East 28.01.2015
Corbyn, Jeremy Labour Party Islington North 29.01.2015
Dodds, Nigel Democratic Unionist Party Belfast North 05.02.2015
Donaldson, Jeffrey Democratic Unionist Party Lagan Valley 28.01.2015
Durkan, Mark Social Democratic and Labour Party Foyle 02.02.2015
Glass, Pat Labour Party North West Durham 03.02.2015
Glindon, Mary Labour Party North Tyneside 03.02.2015
Hermon, Lady INDEPENDENT North Down 03.02.2015
McCrea, Dr William Democratic Unionist Party South Antrim 28.01.2015
Meale, Alan Labour Party Mansfield 03.02.2015
Paisley, Ian Jnr Democratic Unionist Party North Antrim 28.01.2015
Ritchie, Margaret Social Democratic and Labour Party South Down 03.02.2015
Shannon, Jim Democratic Unionist Party Strangford 28.01.2015
Simpson, David Democratic Unionist Party Upper Bann 28.01.2015
Wilson, Sammy Democratic Unionist Party East Antrim 03.02.2015