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Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Topical Questions (6 Sep 2022)

Tom Randall: It was reported last week that the US coastguard cutter, the Oliver Henry, aborted her visit to the Solomon Islands. That followed a similar aborted visit by HMS Spey. In the light of those events, what assessment has my right hon. Friend made of the current state of UK-Solomon Islands bilateral relations? Furthermore, what steps are the Government taking to counteract communist Chinese...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Bangladesh: Genito-urinary Medicine (27 Jul 2022)

Amanda Milling: ...'s national health sector programme. The programme helps to ensure that women have access to safe gynaecological care in Bangladesh through interventions including cervical cancer screening, post abortion care, midwifery training and technical assistance to strengthen Bangladesh's health system. It also aims to strengthen the Bangladeshi health system, including combatting issues related...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Nigeria: Abortion (22 Jul 2022)

Chi Onwurah: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps her Department is taking to promote access to safe abortion and post-abortion care in Nigeria.

Rwanda Asylum Partnership: Removal of Unaccompanied Children - Question for Short Debate (21 Jul 2022)

Lord Tunnicliffe: ...that we are today having to repeat concerns over a lack of a proper screening process for those who are chosen for offshoring. Is the Minister able to confirm that of the cases pulled from the aborted flight on Tuesday 14 June, there were known concerns that those due to be on the flight included children and victims of torture and trafficking? What changes have been made to the screening...

Women’s Health Strategy for England - Statement (21 Jul 2022)

Baroness Thornton: ...emerged that a statement on freedom of religion or belief and gender equality was issued by the UK as part of the intergovernmental conference it hosted in London on 5 and 6 July. Commitments to abortion and sexual health rights have been quietly removed. Is that true, and, if so, why has that happened? I return to the Statement. The context of the strategy is that every woman who needs...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Ethiopia: Abortion (21 Jul 2022)

Layla Moran: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps her Department is taking to help promote access to (a) safe abortion and (b) post abortion care in Ethiopia.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Nigeria: Gynaecology (21 Jul 2022)

Vicky Ford: ...and rights, with a focus on reaching those most in need - young people, women living in extreme poverty and people with disabilities. It has averted 45,080 maternal deaths, 5.9 million unsafe abortions and 16.5 million unintended pregnancies. The UK also plays a vital role in strengthening countries' own ability to deliver life-saving maternal, reproductive and child health services...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Rwanda: Politics and Government (21 Jul 2022)

Lord Kennedy of Southwark: ...what representations they have made to the government of Rwanda concerning its record on (1) freedom of expression, (2) political debate, and (3) the right for women and girls to safely access abortion, in that country.

Written Answers — Home Office: Abortion: Clinics (21 Jul 2022)

Lord Kennedy of Southwark: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the (1) use of buffer zones outside abortion clinics, and (2) reports from women and girls who have attended such clinics in the UK that they were intimidated and harassed on arrival.

Women’s Health Strategy for England (20 Jul 2022)

Maria Miller: ...of the need to have specific strategies to make sure that women have equal access to services. However, it is silent on the biggest healthcare injustice that women face in our country—that abortion is still treated under Victorian criminal law, with the most draconian laws in the world. Seventeen women in the past eight years have been subject to criminal investigation, including simply...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Africa: Genito-urinary Medicine (18 Jul 2022)

Vicky Ford: ...and rights, with a focus on reaching those most in need - young people, women living in extreme poverty and people with disabilities. It has averted 45,080 maternal deaths, 5.9 million unsafe abortions and 16.5 million unintended pregnancies. The UK also plays a vital role in strengthening countries' own ability to deliver life-saving maternal, reproductive and child health services...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Sierra Leone: Abortion (18 Jul 2022)

Preet Kaur Gill: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps her Department is taking to help ensure that women in Sierra Leone have safe access to abortion.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Abortion (18 Jul 2022)

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to include within the Bill of Rights Bill provision for women across the UK to have access to safe abortion.

Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Abortion: Northern Ireland (14 Jul 2022)

Peter Kyle: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what steps he is taking to uphold the legal requirement to ensure access to abortion services in Northern Ireland.

Universal Credit (Removal of Two Child Limit) Bill [HL] - Second Reading (8 Jul 2022)

Baroness Stedman-Scott: ...to help families with the cost of living, including through universal credit changes, means that working families and households are much better off, as I have already said. The delicate subject of abortion has been raised, which I completely understand. Research from the Nuffield Foundation larger families consortium of researchers published this month has outlined that fertility rates...

Attorney General: Rape Prosecution Rates (7 Jul 2022)

Ruth Cadbury: Since the Supreme Court reversed the Roe v. Wade judgment, a 10-year-old girl in Ohio who is pregnant as a result of rape has been forced to travel to Indiana from her home state for an abortion, which she could not get locally. Will the Attorney General condemn the appalling cruelty that has resulted, and will result, from the Supreme Court ruling? Will she also condemn the Conservative MPs...

Strategy for International Development (6 Jul 2022)

Sarah Champion: Can the Minister confirm whether that will also include safe abortions?

Identity and Language (Northern Ireland) Bill [HL] - Report: Amendment 25 (6 Jul 2022)

Lord Dodds of Duncairn: ...the Secretary of State and with others within government that we are going down a very dangerous path with this selective overriding of the devolved settlement. We have seen it in relation to the abortion issue, in relation to this issue and in relation to the protocol issue, where the voting mechanism of the Assembly, which is meant to be cross-community and cross-party agreement—there...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Abortion: Analgesics (6 Jul 2022)

Scott Benton: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department has made a recent assessment of the implications for its policies of (a) the recommendation by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists' in the 2010 working party report, Fetal Awareness: Review of Research and Recommendations for Practice, that the fetus does not require analgesia for interventions...

Assisted Dying — [Sir Roger Gale in the Chair] (4 Jul 2022)

Ruth Cadbury: ...causing those traumas. This is an issue of personal choice, and we as legislators must ensure that the law reflects the need for that choice. To provide some history about legislation, the ban on abortions until the 1960s did not stop abortions; it simply banned safe abortions. That ban sent women to the trusted aunt, the neighbour, or the doctor running a backstreet clinic—too often in...


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