New Clause 9 — Amendment of the law relating to abortion (No. 7)

Orders of the Day – in the House of Commons at 10:00 pm on 20th May 2008.

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'In section 1(1)(a) of the Abortion Act 1967 (c. 87) (medical termination of pregnancy), for "twenty-fourth week" substitute "twenty-second week".'.— [Richard Ottaway.]

Brought up, and read the First time.

Question put, That the clause be added to the Bill:—

The Committee divided: Ayes 233, Noes 304.

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Question accordingly negatived.

Bill (Clauses 4, 11, 14 and 23 and Schedule 2) reported, with amendments; to lie upon the Table.

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