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China: Human Remains

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN HL14130, tabled on 27 February 2019

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have caused inquiries to be made about the export of plastinated human bodies (1) globally, and (2) to the UK, by Dalian Hoffen Bio-Technique Co, based in China.

Answered on

7 March 2019

The British Government is aware of the technique to plastinate human bodies exported from China for exhibition and for medical research. We have not made inquiries with the Chinese government on this matter but continue to monitor media coverage.