HC Deb 31 October 1995 vol 265 cc199-200W
22. Mr. Alton

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what measures he is taking to safeguard surplus frozen human embryos from destruction. [38233]

Mr. Sackville

I refer the hon. Member to the reply I gave him on 23 February 1995Official Report, column 325. A report by the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority about the statutory storage period for embryos is under consideration by Ministers.