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Unborn Children (Safeguards)

Volume 116: debated on Friday 15 May 1987

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what plans he has to improve methods of protection to safeguard the life of the unborn child.

We are aware of the strong and sincerely held views many people have about these issues. Successive Governments have held they should be decided by Parliament according to hon. Members' individual conscience. Our intention is to offer Parliament alternative clauses on human embryo research when legislation is brought forward following the Warnock report.