HC Deb 01 August 1958 vol 592 c223W
Sir H. Lucas-Tooth

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he is in a position to make a statement about the proposed Committee of Inquiry on Human Artificial Insemination.

Mr. R. A. Butler

The terms of reference of the Committee are to beTo enquire into the existing practice of human artificial insemination and its legal consequences and to consider whether, taking account of the interests of individuals involved and of society as a whole, any change in the law is necessary or desirable.

I am glad to be able to inform the House that the Earl of Feversham has agreed to serve as chairman. I hope shortly to be in a position to announce the names of the other members of the Committee.