Surrogacy UK welcomes Law Commission Consultation Paper on Reforming UK’s Outdated Surrogacy Laws


On 6th June, at a conference entitled ‘Reforming Surrogacy Laws: Future Directions and Possibilities’, the Law Commission of England and Wales and the Scottish Law Commission will launch their public consultation on reforming the UK’s outdated surrogacy laws. You can find a copy of the press release here: Surrogacy consultation press release final Surrogacy UK has long … Continue reading Surrogacy UK welcomes Law Commission Consultation Paper on Reforming UK’s Outdated Surrogacy Laws

NHS Funding and Surrogacy


There’s been much discussion in recent days about the story in the Daily Mail about a same sex male couple in the UK who have received public funding for IVF treatment to try to create embryos using their own gametes and donor eggs.  The couple intends to use any embryos they have created with public funding to … Continue reading NHS Funding and Surrogacy

Fertility regulator calls for clinics to be more open about treatment add-ons


The HFEA, the UK fertility regulator, has called for a change in how patients are offered optional fertility treatment add-ons. The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) and 10 of the leading professional and patient fertility groups have agreed how treatment add-ons should be offered ethically in clinical practice in the UK in a consensus … Continue reading Fertility regulator calls for clinics to be more open about treatment add-ons

Surrogacy UK welcomes individuals who want to start families


Surrogacy UK welcomes individuals who want to start families as UK Parliament votes to end three decades of discrimination.  Parliament voted last night to allow individuals to become the legal parents of children born through surrogacy in the UK. This ends discrimination against single parents that has existed since laws enabling surrogacy were introduced in 1985. Surrogacy UK … Continue reading Surrogacy UK welcomes individuals who want to start families

Vacancy Surrogacy UK Trustee


Surrogacy UK is now recruiting for its Board of Trustees. We would welcome applications from interested SUK members and external candidates who feel they could make a positive contribution to our organisation in this important and rewarding role. The job description is set out below. Applicants should submit their CV and a brief covering letter … Continue reading Vacancy Surrogacy UK Trustee

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Chair of Surrogacy UK Ethics Committee announced Surrogacy UK is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Herjeet Marway as the founding chairperson of the Surrogacy UK Ethics Committee. Dr Marway will be an external, independent voice, chairing a committee that will help to ensure that Surrogacy UK and its members continue to practice UK-based … Continue reading chair-of-surrogacy-uk-ethics-committee-announced