A recent public consultation found that 56% of those questioned were "very" or "fairly" positive about the treatments. Patient focus groups were said to be "extremely positive". Experts are also behind the procedures.
Scientists have developed ground-breaking new procedures which could stop these diseases being passed on, bringing hope to many families seeking to prevent their future children inheriting them.
It's only right that we look to introduce this life-saving treatment as soon as we can. What we're going to do now is start to develop the regulations, to consult on the regulations, and then to take them into Parliament.
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Few can truly claim to be ‘the voice’ of a sport but Alastair Stewart says few could argue O’Sullevan was not that ‘voice’ for horse racing.
Tributes have been paid to the 'voice of racing' Sir Peter O'Sullevan, following his death aged 97.