HC Deb 26 March 1964 vol 692 c172W
Mr. Lubbock

asked the Minister of Health whether he will institute an inquiry to examine the criteria to be used when medical research experiments are carried out on human beings with particular reference to the need to obtain the approval of patients to such experiments.

Mr. Barber

The Medical Research Council has been reviewing this matter in consultation with my advisers and those of my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Scotland, and I await the results.