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Academy of Medical Sciences

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Analysis – Brown seeks compromise on embryo bill

Gordon Brown has announced a compromise on the human fertilisation and embryology bill, after weeks of speculation over whether Labour MPs would be whipped into supporting the bill. The timing of the announcement will do little to dispel Mr Brown’s reputation as a ditherer, coming after a prolonged period of uncertainty. It is argued that… Read more »

Bill paves way for hybrid embryos
Brown concedes free vote on part of embryo bill

Gordon Brown has promised Labour MPs a free vote on the most contentious parts of the controversial embryo bill. The prime minister has said MPs will be given a free vote against the specific use of hybrid embryos, so-called ‘saviour siblings’ and IVF reform when the bill first enters the Commons. He explained these are… Read more »