||To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to the Government response
to the consultation on draft regulations to permit the use of new treatment techniques
to prevent the transmission of a serious mitochondrial disease from mother to child,
published in July 2014, whether his Department consulted (a) Dr Andy Greenfield, (b)
Professor Peter Braude and (c) Professor Robin Lovell-Badge on the formulation of
the statement on page 15 that (i) mitochondrial donation techniques do not alter personal
characteristics and traits of the person and (ii) the proposed mitochondrial donation
techniques do not constitute genetic modification.