Media coverage of the landmark human rights ruling in our single dad surrogacy case

May 21, 2016

We have had a flurry of media coverage in response to the ruling in our single dad surrogacy case declaring the law incompatible with human rights.

The Times (21 May 2016) – Single father wins legal right to bring up surrogate child:

“Natalie Gamble, solicitor for the father, and whose firm specialises in surrogacy cases, said: “The UK has a proud tradition of taking a progressive approach to assisted reproduction and non-traditional families, and this is a glaring anomaly.”

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BBC News (23 May 2016) – Surrogacy law for single parents to change after court ruling:

Surrogacy laws which prevent single people from claiming parental rights are set to change following a ruling by the Family Division of the High Court.

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Other media coverage

Daily Mail – Anger at selfish move to let single parents raise surrogate children after Jeremy Hunt abandoned High Court challenge (no link given the content)

Talk Radio – Leading fertility lawyer dismisses claims new surrogacy laws would not promote strong families 

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