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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...

Commonwealth - Motion to Take Note (30 Jun 2022)

the Earl of Sandwich: ...countries, including, I am glad to say, the two Sudans, where the FCDO remains active. I asked the Minister earlier this week whether any African member states were backtracking on issues such as abortion and gay rights, and he replied that “one important thing about networks such as the Commonwealth is that they allow us to look at a broad range of human rights issues in a progressive...

50 Years of Pride in the UK (30 Jun 2022)

Hannah Bardell: ...and deep-rooted issue with misinformation and disinformation that has been funded by the religious right and is seeping into our society, part of which plays into what is happening in the USA on abortion rights and reproductive healthcare? Does he agree that we must do something about that and we must work together cross-party to challenge that misinformation and protect our trans and...

Prime Minister: Engagements (29 Jun 2022)

Dominic Raab: ...I personally have for her and for the way she has stood up for women’s rights despite, frankly, the appalling, harassment, trolling and bullying she has faced. As she knows, the position on abortion is settled in UK law and it is decided by hon. Members across the House. It is an issue of conscience, and I do not think there is a strong case for change. With the greatest respect, I would...

Women’s Rights to Reproductive Healthcare: United States - Commons Urgent Question (28 Jun 2022)

Lord Collins of Highbury: ...a woman’s right to choose. Can the Minister highlight what we will do to support women, particularly civil society groups and other women’s groups, to ensure that their human right to choose abortion if they need it is protected? What will we do to support them?

Women’s Rights to Reproductive Healthcare: United States (28 Jun 2022)

Amanda Milling: Access to abortion services in the United States is a matter for the US Supreme Court and for authorities in individual states. The US Supreme Court opinion of 24 June in the case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organisation does not make abortion illegal across America. Rather, it removes federal protection for abortions, hence allowing individual states to determine their own laws....

Freedom of Religion or Belief: International Conference — [Steve McCabe in the Chair] (28 Jun 2022)

Fabian Hamilton: ...own decisions about their own bodies is a fundamental human right too, and it should not be interfered with in the name of faith or religion. Those who have faith, but also believe that access to abortion is a right that should be protected, will now be in an extremely difficult position and may be forced to choose between their faith and their political belief.

Abortion Services (Safe Access) (28 Jun 2022)

Abortion Services (Safe Access)

Northern Ireland Protocol Bill (27 Jun 2022)

Sammy Wilson: ...16 would have been the Labour party. The hon. Member for Walthamstow (Stella Creasy) talked about consulting the people of Northern Ireland, but she did not care too much about consulting on abortion. Now she is, as a Labour Member, appealing to the toffs down the other end of the building to defeat this Bill.

Points of Order (27 Jun 2022)

Diana R. Johnson: ...the judgment of the Supreme Court in America on the case of Roe v. Wade at the end of last week, which put women’s reproductive rights back 50 years by removing the constitutional right to access abortion services. Given the leadership that the United States plays in the world and the fact that the right-wing American groups and media will now feel fully emboldened to campaign for the...

Deferred Division: Health and Personal Social Services (22 Jun 2022)

That the Abortion (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2022 (SI, 2022, No. 554), a copy of which was laid before this House on 19 May, be approved.

Social Security (Additional Payments) Bill (22 Jun 2022)

Rosie Winterton: I have now to announce the result of today’s deferred Division on the Abortion (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2022. The Ayes were 215 and the Noes were 70. [The Division list is published at the end of today’s debates.]

Bill of Rights (22 Jun 2022)

Stella Creasy: ..., or the women in Northern Ireland who are counting on us to support the statutory instrument to make sure that they have the human right to choose what happens to their own body and to have an abortion. They will be reassured by the Deputy Prime Minister saying that we will remain signatories to the European convention. Can he confirm to his colleagues, who might want to think about the...

Abortion Clinic Protests (Antisocial Behaviour Laws) (22 Jun 2022)

Abortion Clinic Protests (Antisocial Behaviour Laws)

Abortion (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2022 - Motion to Approve: Amendment to the Motion (21 Jun 2022)

Lord Caine: ...do my best. A number of noble Lords, not least the noble Baroness, Lady O’Loan, whom I know has very deeply held views on these subjects, have made heartfelt contributions on the provision of abortion services and the framework established in 2020, and the framework regulations introduced then. I appreciate and understand the views that have been expressed but, as the noble Baroness,...

Abortion (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2022 - Motion to Approve (21 Jun 2022)

Abortion (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2022 - Motion to Approve

Public Bill Committee: Public Order Bill: New Clause 1 - Offence of interference with access to or provision of abortion services (21 Jun 2022)

Kit Malthouse: ...of the individual to be balanced when anybody faces harassment—people screaming at them, pretending to be protesters; effectively any sort of verbal assault—whether that is on entering an abortion clinic or, indeed, in the case of the women protesters in Bristol at the weekend. These are different situations where we, as democratic politicians, have a duty to try to balance the...

Delegated Legislation: Health and Personal Social Services (20 Jun 2022)

That the Abortion (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2022 (SI, 2022, No. 554), a copy of which was laid before this House on 19 May, be approved.—(Amanda Solloway.) The Deputy Speaker’s opinion as to the decision of the Question being challenged, the Division was deferred until Wednesday 22 June ( Standing Order No. 41A).


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