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Summary of the Parliamentary & Public Affairs Committee Meeting – 11th February 2014

Chairman’s Announcements David O’Mahony, a CU Council Member, was elected a member of the Committee. Correspondence The chairman had written to Jane Spencer at the Department of Health about the dangers of mitochondrial donations and the lack of an ethical framework. He asked for details of the advice received by the government. He received a […]

Summary of the Parliamentary and Public Affairs Committee 14th January 2014

Chairman’s Announcements David O’Mahony, a CU Council Member, was suggested as a prospective member of the Committee. Synod Questionnaire on Family Life Elizabeth Davis, Marriage and Family Life Project Officer of the Bishops’ Conference, gave a presentation on the Synod Questionnaire. It was not a survey but a consultation on experience. The online questionnaire was […]

Summary of the Parliamentary & Public Affairs Committee 17th December 2013

Chairman’s Announcements Mrs Josephine Robinson, a former Chairman (sic) of the Association of Catholic Women was elected to the Committee. Correspondence A letter had been written to the Prime Minister and the Dept. of Health regarding the proposal to allow the production of embryos with two mothers and one father (hoping to prevent mitochondrial disease […]

Summary of the Parliamentary & Public Affairs Committee 19th November 2013

Chairman’s Announcements Mrs Josephine Robinson, a former Chairman (sic) of the Association of Catholic Women was elected to the Committee. Correspondence The Chairman had written to Princess Frankopan, a onetime Vatican adviser following the demise of the Liverpool Care Pathway (LCP), as a result of the  the Neuberger Report.  He suggested that the group of […]

Summary of the Parliamentary & Public Affairs Committee 22nd October 2013

Chairman’s Announcements The Committee for 2013-2014 was announced.  The Officers of the Committee remain as before, although Angela Gracey has retired and Rosalind Bearcroft, together with Stuart Sexton, is vice chair.  There are presently three vacancies and names were sought to fill these. Lord Falconer is now in the Shadow Cabinet so will not be […]

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