Health Disparities

Part of Women and Equalities – in the House of Commons at on 8 March 2023.

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Photo of Yasmin Qureshi Yasmin Qureshi Shadow Minister (Equalities Office)

Pregnant women who live in the poorest areas of England are twice as likely to die than those living in the most affluent areas. Shockingly, black women are four times more likely to die during childbirth. This Government have had 13 years, but have failed to tackle maternal health inequalities. What action is the Minister taking to address these appalling disparities?