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Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Abortion: Northern Ireland (7 Nov 2022)

Baroness Hoey: To ask His Majesty's Government how many women from Northern Ireland had abortions in England and Wales in 2021; what was the percentage change in this figure between 2020 and 2021; and how many of the abortions for women from Northern Ireland that were carried out in England were (1) surgical, and (2) through the prescription of pills.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Abortion: Young People (3 Nov 2022)

Diana R. Johnson: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, in the context of the International Safe Abortion Day 2022 which took place on 28 September 2022, what steps her Department is taking to help ensure young people can access early medical abortion via the telemedicine pathway; and what recent assessment she has made of the extent to which young people are supported to consent, if they...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Ivf (3 Nov 2022)

Lord Winston: ...2019, how many women undergoing a uterine transfer of one or more embryo(s) produced by fertilising a thawed egg had a positive pregnancy test; and how many pregnancies resulted in a spontaneous abortion (1) before 12 weeks of gestation, and (2) after 12 weeks of gestation.

Public Order Bill - Second Reading (1 Nov 2022)

Lord Sharpe of Epsom: ...that it would need to be refined in this place. I therefore stress that this measure will not prevent people expressing their views; it will prevent protesters doing so only near women accessing abortion services. Furthermore, as noble Lords will be aware, Clause 9 meant that the Government were unable to issue a statement of compatibility with the European Convention on Human Rights upon...

Northern Ireland Protocol Bill - Committee (2nd Day): Amendment 7 (31 Oct 2022)

Lord Bew: ...Lord Dodds, is that again and again, we have had the most dramatic demonstrations of Henry VIII powers in areas where I and other Members, a majority in your Lordships’ House, are in agreement—abortion laws and so on. We do it all the time. When we as a local assembly like it, when it is our kind of opinion, we have no problems. When we do not like what is proposed, we discover that...

Northern Ireland Protocol Bill - Committee (2nd Day): Amendment 4 (31 Oct 2022)

Lord Dodds of Duncairn: ...it, and stop the current limbo situation. Are we going to respect the Sewel convention? It has been disrespected with the support of some Members who have spoken here today in relation to imposing abortion laws, which are matters for the Northern Ireland Assembly—that has been disrespected. It has been disrespected in relation to the culture and identity Bill, which I just referred to,...

Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Abortion: Northern Ireland (31 Oct 2022)

Baroness Hoey: To ask His Majesty's Government how many abortions were carried out in Northern Ireland in the last 12 months; how many were (1) surgical, and (2) through the prescription of pills; and what are the current arrangements in each of the Health and Social Care Trusts in Northern Ireland for surgical abortion.

Democratic Republic of Congo-UK Relations (28 Oct 2022)

Anne-Marie Trevelyan: ...2017, we have supported 17.5 million people to access better healthcare services. Since 2018, through our women’s integrated sexual health programme, we have averted more than 300,000 unsafe abortions and 4,000 maternal deaths. Just 53% of children are fully immunised in DRC. As a result, in 2018 DRC experienced the world’s largest measles outbreak, tragically resulting in more than...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Assembly Business: Election of Speaker and Deputy Speakers (27 Oct 2022)

Gerry Carroll: ...telling people that the North should not be treated differently from the rest of the UK. Those same fundamentalists had no problem with the North being a special case when it came to the denial of abortion rights, equal marriage and minority language rights. Their hypocrisy is absolutely glaring. It is the same hypocrisy that saw a sitting DUP Minister have the gall to accuse the Tories of...

Public Spaces Protection Orders - Question (27 Oct 2022)

Lord Ponsonby of Shulbrede: My Lords, Members of the House of Commons voted in a free vote last week to provide nationwide protection for medical premises providing abortion from disruptive and harassing protests and behaviour. Rather than requiring each locality to apply for an individual public space protection order, will the Minister work with Members across the House to ensure that the provision is supported as the...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Abortion: Health Services (27 Oct 2022)

Diana R. Johnson: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what priorities she has set for improving access to abortion care for women and girls.

Identity and Language (Northern Ireland) Bill [Lords]: Clause 1 - National and cultural identity (26 Oct 2022)

Carla Lockhart: ...to lobby the Government to intervene unilaterally. This sets an unhelpful precedent, and follows hard on the heels of the decision of previous Governments to override Ministers in areas such as abortion and the implementation of the protocol. The Government should not make themselves hostage to the manufactured grievance factory of Sinn Féin or any other parties. We saw that this issue...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Bangladesh: Mortality Rates (26 Oct 2022)

Leo Docherty: ...to the Government of Bangladesh's national health sector programme. The programme helps to ensure that women have access to safe maternal care in Bangladesh through interventions including post abortion care, midwifery training, and technical assistance to strengthen Bangladesh's health system. It also aims to combat issues related to sexual and reproductive health and rights, and ending...

Written Answers — Home Office: Abortion: Clinics (26 Oct 2022)

Paula Barker: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment her Department has made on the viability on police enforced buffer zones around abortion clinics.

Northern Ireland Protocol Bill - Committee (1st Day): Amendment 3 (25 Oct 2022)

Lord Purvis of Tweed: ...the Home Secretary—even I am struggling to keep up with what is going on. Nevertheless, the principle is clear that, if the then Attorney-General was happy to provide advice to the Times in her abortive leadership campaign, we humbly seek that Parliament be equally enlightened with an update on exactly what the Government’s position is.

Agriculture in Sussex (25 Oct 2022)

Mark Spencer: ...paying tribute to the Sussex police and crime commissioner, who has done great work. She referred to dog attacks, which are particularly traumatic for livestock farmers. Attacks can often lead to abortions or worse at a later date. They can be very traumatic not just for the livestock but for the farmers who find the animals after an attack. Farmers are very attached to their animals. My...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Abortion: Drugs (25 Oct 2022)

Andrew Rosindell: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many women have been (a) hospitalised, or (b) required ambulance care following use of at-home abortion pills.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Abortion: Telemedicine (24 Oct 2022)

Diana R. Johnson: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps her Department is taking to help ensure young people (a) can access and (b) retain the legal right to consent to early medical abortion via the telemedicine pathway.

Written Ministerial Statements — Home Office: Public Order Bill (24 Oct 2022)

Lord Sharpe of Epsom: ...a free vote with cross-party support, an amendment was inserted into the Public Order Bill by the House of Commons on Tuesday 18 October. Clause 9 establishes designated areas (buffer zones) around abortion clinics where interference with people accessing or providing abortion services would be an offence. Section 19(1) of the Human Rights Act provides a mechanism to notify...

Written Ministerial Statements — Northern Ireland Office: Northern Ireland Update (24 Oct 2022)

Chris Heaton-Harris: ...that the recommendations in paragraphs 85 and 86 of the 2018 Report of the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (“the CEDAW Report”) are implemented in full. The Abortion (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2022, which came into force on the 20th May 2022, provide the Secretary of State with the same powers as a Northern Ireland Minister or department for the...


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