§ Mr. Baker
To ask the Secretary of State for Health from whom the United Kingdom Xenotransplantation Interim Regulatory Authority has received applications for permission to conduct clinical trials of xenotransplantation; on what date each application was received; and for what types of procedure permission is being sought. 
§ Mr. Hutton
To date, the United Kingdom Xenotransplantation Interim Regulatory Authority (UKXIRA) has received one application which complies with the requirements set out inGuidance on making proposals to conduct xenotransplantation on human subjects".
In addition, one applicant has been advised to re-submit an application in accordance with the requirements described in the Guidance.
Information submitted to the UKXIRA is supplied in confidence. An announcement will be made if an application is approved.