Petition – in the House of Commons at 12:16 am on 21st January 1988.

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Photo of Mr Max Madden Mr Max Madden , Bradford West 12:16 am, 21st January 1988

With nine and a half hours or so to go before the debate on the Abortion (Amendment) Bill, I beg leave to present a petition signed by Sandra Grice of Burnett place, Bradford 5, and 343 of my constituents, many of whom are students at Bradford university, who wish to pray To the Honourable the Commons of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Parliament assembled, the Humble Petition of United Kingdom Residents Showeth That The Abortion (Amendment) Bill, which proposes to reduce the upper limit for abortion will, if enacted, restrict women's choices, endanger their health and open the door to further attacks on the 1967 Abortion Act. Wherefore, your Petitioners pray that your Honourable House do Vote against the Abortion (Amendment) Bill.To lie upon the Table.