Licensing and inspection of fertility clinics and projects involving human embryos. Holder and provider of information for the public, patients, donor conceived people and donors. Sets policy framework for fertility issues.
The original public bodies reform proposal was to abolish the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority but following consultation the decision was made not to proceed with abolition. A further independent review of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority was undertaken by Justin McCracken in 2013. The McCracken Review was published in July 2013 and the Government has accepted all the recommendations.
|Chairs Remuneration (p.a. unless otherwise stated)|
|Chief Executive / Secretary Remuneration||135,001 – 140,000|
|Register of Interests||Yes|
|Last Annual Report||2012-13|