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Membership of the Working Party

(Positions correct at March 1996)

Professor Albert Weale (Chairman)

Professor of Government at the University of Essex

Ms Virginia Beardshaw

Director of Commissioning at Barnet Health Agency

Dr Roger Crisp

Fellow and Tutor in Philosophy at St Anne’s College, Oxford

Professor Celia Davies

Professor of Health Care at the Open University

Ms Annabel Ferriman

Freelance medical journalist

Professor Tim Ingold

Professor of Social Anthropology at the University of Manchester

Professor John Ledingham

Formerly Professor of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford, John Radcliffe Hospital

Professor David Morton

Veterinary surgeon and Professor of Biomedical Science and Biomedical Ethics at the University of Birmingham

Dr Brian Newbould

Member of the Nuffield Council on Bioethics and formerly Director of International Research Affairs, ICI Corporate Research and Technology

Professor Mark Walport

Professor of Medicine at the Royal Postgraduate Medical School, Hammersmith Hospital, London

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