This area of law is already complicated and the legal issues that could be raised by this proposed new change are complex. We will be watching the vote with interest.
Britain could be the first country to legalise the controversial mitochondrial transfer technique. What does the procedure entail, and what will it mean for parental rights? Britain will be on the path to become the first country in the world to permit the creation of “three-parent” babies if MPs vote in favour of changing the law on Tuesday.