Health and Personal Social Services

Deferred Division – in the House of Commons at 7:30 pm on 17th June 2020.

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  • Division number 56
    A majority of MPs voted to continue to permit abortions in Northern Ireland where they are carried out in circumstances set out in regulations.

That the Abortion (Northern Ireland) (No. 2) Regulations 2020 (S.l, 2020, No. 503), dated 12 May 2020, a copy of which was laid before this House on 13 May, be approved.

Division number 56 Abortion (Northern Ireland) (No. 2) Regulations 2020

A majority of MPs voted to continue to permit abortions in Northern Ireland where they are carried out in circumstances set out in regulations.

Aye: 253 MPs

No: 136 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Nos: A-Z by last name

Absent: 261 MPs

Absents: A-Z by last name

The House divided: Ayes 253, Noes 136.

Question accordingly agreed to.

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