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Appeals Committee

Here you can find out more about the Appeals Committee as well as read through previous meeting minutes and papers.

What is the Appeals Committee?

The Appeals Committee and process is set out in the law in the Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Appeals) Regulations 2009.

The current members are:

  • Hodge Malek KC – Chair (legally trained)
  • Timothy Bradbury – Deputy Chair (legally trained)
  • Dr Bernard Herdan CB (Lay)
  • Ian Comfort (Lay)
  • Jennifer Portway (legally trained)
  • Neil Shastri-Hurst (professional)
  • Professor Anthony Redmond OBE (professional)

Review date: 5 April 2025