HC Deb 13 June 1995 vol 261 cc425-6W
Mr. MacShane

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what were the results of the DNA analysis undertaken by the Forensic Science Service of tissue samples allegedly taken from a patient who died in Manchester allegedly of AIDS in 1959, which were provided to it by Central Manchester Healthcare Trust and Professor David Ho of New York. [27816]

Mr. Sackville

Tests are under way on the tissue samples at the Home Office laboratory at Wetherby. It is hoped that the results will be available shortly. The hon.

Member may wish to contact Professor S. A. Moore, chairman of the trust, for more information.