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House of Commons

 
 

Notices of Amendments

 

given on

 

Thursday 15th May 2008

 

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Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [Lords] Committee 1-5, 7 and 9

 

Public Bill Committee


 

Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [Lords]

 

(Except Clauses 4, 11, 14 and 23, Schedule 2, and any new Clauses or new Schedules relating


 

to the termination of pregnancy by registered medical practitioners)


 

Donation of umbilical cord blood

 

Mr David Burrowes

 

NC3

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

It shall be the duty of the Secretary of State to—

 

(a)    

encourage women to donate their umbilical cord blood after birth;

 

(b)    

increase the awareness of the value of umbilical cord blood for the

 

treatment of diseases and for further research of new treatment methods;

 

using cord blood stem cells;

 

(c)    

promote the collection of cord blood from specific shortage groups,

 

including minority groups including mixed race families where there is a

 

history of diseases, treatable by cord blood.

 

(2)    

It shall be a requirement for doctors to inform pregnant women of the benefits of

 

collection and storage of cord blood.’.

 

Mr William Cash

 

Mr Edward Leigh

 

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Clause  3,  page  3,  line  1,  leave out subsection (5).


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 15th May 2008                  

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Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill[ [], continued

 
 

Mr William Cash

 

Mr Edward Leigh

 

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Clause  3,  page  3,  line  29,  leave out subsection (6).

 


 
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