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Elections Bill - Committee (4th Day) (Continued): Amendment 106ZA (21 Mar 2022)

Lord Scriven: ...been interpretation by the courts, particularly regarding spiritual injury? For example, if someone was to stand up in a Catholic church and ask for people not to vote for candidates who supported abortion, would that constitute spiritual injury? Would that be undue spiritual pressure in determining which way people vote? This is a very finely balanced issue, and I have not come across it...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Abortion: Safety (21 Mar 2022)

Jim Shannon: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he he has made of the potential effect of at-home abortion on the health and safety of women.

Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Abortion: Northern Ireland (21 Mar 2022)

Stephen Farry: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what plans he has to make a direction on commissioning of abortion services in Northern Ireland prior to the dissolution of the Northern Ireland Assembly on 24 March 2022.

Down Syndrome Bill - Second Reading (18 Mar 2022)

Lord Kamall: ...Lords, if they feel that any organisations are being ignored, will write to me. The noble Baroness, Lady Bennett, rightly raised concerns, which we have received, regarding how this relates to abortion. For the avoidance of doubt, the Bill is limited to the needs of a person with Down syndrome after they are born. This means that it does not address abortion. This Bill gives authority to...

Irish Diaspora in Britain (17 Mar 2022)

Karin Smyth: ...the EU, Ireland, like the UK, had to accept the social change along with economic support: equal pay, maternity rights, non-discrimination on marital status, and finally those votes on divorce and abortion. What I learned from the private conversations around the chimney I also learned from women here in the British Labour party: individuals in private do not change the world. Women have...

Backbench Business: Gender Specific Religious Persecution — [Christina Rees in the Chair] (17 Mar 2022)

Fiona Bruce: ...from the hon. Member for Strangford, are the Yazidis in and around 2014. We also know of the Uyghurs in China; we have heard terrible stories about them being sexually abused and undergoing forced abortions. Thirdly, some forms of sexual grooming of girls and women can be motivated by ideology. This was demonstrated in the example given by the hon. Gentleman, which I will refer to later,...

Health and Care Bill - Report (4th Day) (Continued): Amendment 183 (16 Mar 2022)

Baroness Watkins of Tavistock: ...of this House, young women representing the four country youth parliaments told harrowing tales of women who had been given the tablet in a clinic but had not got home before the spontaneous abortion commenced. We heard very good examples, particularly from some other countries in Europe, where taking the tablets at home was already normal practice. The largest study on telemedical...

Health and Care Bill - Report (4th Day): Amendment 170 (16 Mar 2022)

Lord Baker of Dorking: ...of homosexual activity. That was opposed by many Conservative Back-Benchers, yet the Conservative Government of the day made time for it to be debated. When David Steel produced his Abortion Bill, the Government of the day—I think it was the first Wilson Government—made time for it to be debated. Thirdly, when Roy Jenkins as Home Secretary introduced a Bill to abolish hanging, the...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Marie Stopes International (15 Mar 2022)

Scott Benton: ...Development Affairs, how much funding from the public purse has been allocated to Marie Stopes International in the last five years for spending overseas (a) in total and (b) on the provision of abortion.

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: Abortion Services (Safe Access Zones) Bill: Further Consideration Stage (14 Mar 2022)

Roy Beggs: ..., Mr Poots, Mr Robinson, Mr Storey, Mr Weir, Mr Wells Tellers for the Noes: Mr Irwin, Mr Storey Question accordingly agreed to. Clause 2 (Premises where information, advice or counselling about abortion treatments are provided) Amendment No 2 proposed: In page 2, line 2, after second “premises” insert— “and that notice has not been withdrawn by the operator”. — [Ms Bailey.]...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Abortion (14 Mar 2022)

Olivia Blake: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the evidential basis is for suspending early medical abortion at home services in the context of evidence from clinical bodies and peer review studies which have found that service to be safe and effective.

International Women’s Day (10 Mar 2022)

Diana R. Johnson: As the Minister is talking about women’s health and women’s voices, can she explain to the House why the Government have decided not to extend telemedicine for abortion services beyond the end of August this year?

Elections Bill - Committee (1st Day): Amendment A1 (10 Mar 2022)

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock: ...the same kind of enthusiasm and determination, as are the Greens and, I suspect, a huge number of Cross-Benchers—will do everything we can to undermine and thwart the Bill and make sure that this abortion—no, that is not the right word.

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: Integrated Education Bill: Final Stage (9 Mar 2022)

Gerry Carroll: .... We have seen the impact of religious influence in schools already, whereby young people are ill-equipped for the formative years of their lives and taught that whom they love is wrong and that abortion is a sin punishable by God. That may chime well with a certain Christian ethos, but, in 2022, it is outdated, ignorant of basic science and outright dangerous, given the danger that the...

Rape and Sexual Violence (8 Mar 2022)

Jess Phillips: ...regarding healthcare. The Under-Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, the hon. Member for Erewash (Maggie Throup), answered a parliamentary question this week about ending telemedical abortions. She said that the Government had taken advice with regard to vulnerable women and how they use the service and that has resulted in the decision to end telemedical abortions. I would...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Abortion: Census (8 Mar 2022)

Carla Lockhart: ...analysis of data conducted by The Independent newspaper in 2014 suggesting that between 1,400 and 4,700 girls are missing from the national census records of England and Wales due to the selective abortion of female foetuses.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Abortion: Scotland (8 Mar 2022)

Carla Lockhart: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the Government’s decision to re-instate the pre-covid-19 outbreak abortion policy, whether Ministers in his Department has had discussions with their Scottish counterparts on the Scottish Government’s progress on ending the temporary emergency at-home abortion policy in Scotland.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Abortion: Domestic Abuse (8 Mar 2022)

Scott Benton: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the potential relationship between domestic abuse and at-home abortion.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Telemedicine (7 Mar 2022)

Maggie Throup: Evidence on the wellbeing and safety of women requiring access to abortion service was considered among the responses received to the Government’s consultation on the temporary approval which allowed home use of both pills for early medical abortion during the COVID-19 pandemic. We will work with stakeholders in the sector and the Domestic Abuse Commissioner to monitor the impact as face to...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Abortion: Drugs (7 Mar 2022)

Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle: ...Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of ending the home use of mifepristone on (1) waiting times, (2) workforce pressures, and (3) the long-term sustainability, of abortion services.

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