HTA Permission

The request was refused by British Broadcasting Corporation.

Dear British Broadcasting Corporation,

You recently did a program where you filmed in a mortuary.

Filming in a mortuary is subject to the Human Tissue Authority. The rules are here.

You need to adhere to the rules, the reasons are below.

<i>This guidance is for anyone considering filming or taking photographs of a
post-mortem examination or activities taking place within a mortuary setting.</i>

<i>,Consent should be sought from an individual
before they die. If this has not happened, permission should be sought from
family members or relatives</i>

How many consents did you get either prior to death [unlikely]?

How many consents did you get post death from relatives or family members?

How many consents did you not get?

Yours faithfully,

Nick Leaton

FOI Enquiries, British Broadcasting Corporation

Dear Nick Leaton,

Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, as detailed in your email below. Your request was received on 20 January 2021. We will deal with your request as promptly as possible, and at the latest within 20 working days. If you have any queries about your request, please contact us at the address below.

The reference number for your request is RFI20210132.

Kind regards,

Information Rights

BBC Freedom of Information
BC2 A4, Broadcast Centre
201 Wood Lane
London W12 7TP
Email: [BBC request email]

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Dear FOI Enquiries,

Thank you for your response. Looking forward to the information

Yours sincerely,

Nick Leaton

FOI Enquiries, British Broadcasting Corporation

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Dear Mr Nick Leaton,


Please find attached our response to your request for information
reference RFI20210132.

Yours sincerely,


Information Rights

BBC Legal

BC2A4, Broadcast Centre
201 Wood Lane, London W12 7TP