Surrogate Motherhood:Written question - 202818

Asked by Jo Platt

Named Day

'Named day' questions only occur in the House of Commons. The MP tabling the question specifies the date on which they should receive an answer. MPs may not table more than five named day questions on a single day.

Asked on: 17 December 2018
Department of Health and Social Care
Surrogate Motherhood
To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he plans to bring forward proposals to change the law on surrogacy.
Answered by: Jackie Doyle-Price
Answered on: 20 December 2018

The Government has recognised that the existing legislative framework for surrogacy has not kept pace with social change and has therefore asked the Law Commission to review all surrogacy related law and make proposals for change, as part of a three year project.

The Commission started the project in May and have been taking evidence from a wide range of stakeholders throughout 2018. The Commission is intending to publish a consultation paper setting out findings and options in spring 2019.

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