Women's Health

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 11:53 am on 10th June 1988.

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Photo of Harriet Harman Harriet Harman Shadow Spokesperson (Health) 11:53 am, 10th June 1988

Does the hon. Lady think that the Minister's comments that cervical cancer is increased by screwing around increases the reluctance of women to come forward for cervical cancer smears? Does the hon. Lady agree that the comments of the Minister that women should not screw around discourages women from coming forward because they feel a sense of shame?