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Stem Cell Research

Volume 455: debated on Wednesday 10 January 2007

18. To ask the Secretary of State for Health if she will make a statement on Government policy on stem cell research. (113242)

In March 2005, the Government established the UK stem cell initiative to develop a strategy for stem cell research up to 2015. UKSCI made 11 recommendations. All were accepted by the Government, who allocated an additional £50 million, doubling their total investment, for stem cell research between 2006-08.