Andy Burnham: Why is Jeremy Hunt supporting a lifetime ban on gay men giving blood in Northern Ireland?

Andy Burnham: Why is Jeremy Hunt supporting a lifetime ban on gay men giving blood in Northern Ireland?

Shadow Health Secretary Andy Burnham has called on UK Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt to explain his position on gay men donating blood in Northern Ireland

It was revealed in January that the UK Department of Health had lodged an appeal against a 2013 court ruling requiring Mr Hunt to decide if Northern Ireland should continue with its lifetime ban on gay men giving blood

Mr Burnham, who served as Labour’s health secretary under Gordon Brown, told the BBC ………..more





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