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Peter Giles Thurnham 1938-2008

19 May 2008
By BioNews
Appeared in BioNews 458

I am sure I speak for many friends of the Progress Educational Trust is saying how saddened we are to hear of Peter's death on May 10th after a short illness. Peter was member of Parliament for Bolton North East from 1983-1997. He was immensely supportive of the Progress Campaign leading up to the 1990 Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act and thereafter of the Progress Educational Trust serving on our advisory committee throughout the 1990s. A caring, thoughtful person, Peter was always most encouraging about what PET was trying to achieve and helped us in many ways. Our thoughts are with Peter's family at this time.

- Marcus Pembrey. Chair, Progress Educational Trust.

22 November 2010 - by Dr Vivienne Raper 
A former patron of the Progress Educational Trust (PET), which publishes BioNews, has been appointed to the UK's House of Lords. Former Member of Parliament (MP) Dafydd Wigley campaigned for the first Human Fertilisation and Embryology (HFE) Act in 1990...
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