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New Clause 1: Abortion Act 1967 (21 Jun 1990)

...(Mr. Alton) will speak later and I do not want to take too much time. I should like the Minister to look at these figures, which come from her own Department. In north Devon, 95 per cent. of the abortions performed were carried out by the national health service; only 5 per cent, of women who have abortions in north Devon have to seek, or choose to seek, private sector abortion. In south...

Written Answers — Health: Abortion (14 Oct 2013)

Jane Ellison: Since May 2010, the Department has issued the following documents consequent on the provisions of the Abortion Act 1967. Annual Statistics: Abortion Statistics for England and Wales 2009 (May 2010) Abortion Statistics for England and Wales 2010 (May 2011) Abortion Statistics for England and Wales 2011 (May 2012) Abortion Statistics for England and Wales 2012 (July 2013) Abortion Statistics...

Written Answers — Health: Abortion (14 Oct 2003)

Jim Dobbin: To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what plans he has to seek an amendment to the law on abortion to allow women undergoing medical abortion to self administer the prostaglandin at home; (2) how many abortions have been performed in the United Kingdom on the grounds of foetal handicap under the provisions of the Abortion Act 1967 (as amended); and what percentage of the total...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Abortion Act 1967 (23 Jul 2012)

Earl Howe: The following documents have been published since May 2010 in relation to abortion and/or the Abortion Act 1967: Annual statistics: Abortion Statistics for England and Wales 2009 (May 2010); Abortion Statistics for England and Wales 2010 (May 2011); and Abortion Statistics for England and Wales 2011 (May 2012). Abortion Guidance on the Department of Health website: Introduction to completing...

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Developing Countries: Abortion (28 Jan 2020)

Baroness Sugg: DFID’s policy on safe abortion takes an evidence-based, public health approach that aims to reduce death and disability caused by unsafe abortions. Between 2018 and 2019, we supported 23.5 million women to use modern methods of family planning, averting 2 million unsafe abortions and saving 8,300 lives. Unsafe abortion continues to be a major cause of preventable maternal mortality in...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Abortion (30 Oct 2017)

Jackie Doyle-Price: ...has been made by the Department of the proportion of the resident population of England and Wales who live within five, 10 and 15 miles of a registered National Health Service or independent abortion clinic. Clinical commissioning groups are responsible for ensuring the appropriate provision of abortion services in their area based upon the needs of the resident population. NHS hospitals...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Abortion (25 Jun 2012)

Earl Howe: An abortion is legal only if carried out under the terms of the Abortion Act 1967; this does not limit the number of abortions a woman may have. Women have more than one abortion for a wide variety of, often complex, reasons. Every woman who has an abortion is offered information about, and access to, contraception to reduce the risk of future unintended pregnancies. There are many types of...

Written Answers — Health: Abortion (8 Jul 2004)

Bob Spink: To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what records are kept of babies surviving abortion; (2) in what format a death following an incomplete abortion is recorded; and what public access there is to these records; (3) how many babies survived abortion in each of the last five years and for what period of time they survived in each case; (4) whether incomplete abortions are recorded...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Abortion (23 Feb 2017)

Lord O'Shaughnessy: The Abortion Act 1967 requires that the Chief Medical Officer be legally notified of an abortion within 14 days of the termination. Statistical summaries of this data, which include the Grounds for the termination, are published annually. Statistics for years from 1968 to 1973 were published in the Registrar General’s Statistical Review of England and Wales, Supplement on Abortion....

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Abortion (13 Dec 2021)

Maggie Throup: In accordance with the Abortion Act 1967 and the Abortion Regulations 1991, all abortions performed in England, including early medical abortions where both pills are taken at home, must be notified to the Chief Medical Officer within 14 days of the procedure. Any complication known to the practitioner terminating the pregnancy, at the time the notification is submitted, should be recorded on...

Written Answers — Health: Ru-486 (24 Jul 2002)

Hazel Blears: The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists's evidence-based guideline "The Care of Women Requesting Induced Abortion" (2000), which applies to both medical and surgical abortions, recognises the importance of women seeking abortion receiving accurate impartial information. Verbal advice must be supported by printed information which every woman considering abortion can understand...

Written Answers — Health: Abortions (3 Feb 2003)

Jim Dobbin: To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) how many abortions have been performed on girls aged 12 and under in each of the last five years; at what age each girl having the abortion was; in which local area health authority each abortion was performed; in which NHS hospital or private clinic each abortion was performed; and at what stage of gestation each abortion was performed; (2) how...

Written Answers — Scotland Office: Abortion: Scotland (19 Dec 2016)

David Mundell: Abortion law was devolved under the Scotland Act 2016. The number of abortions performed in 2015 in Scotland on Ground E (disability) of the Abortion Act 1967 was 186. The total number of abortions performed in Scotland in 2015 was 12,082. The number of these abortions that were performed beyond 13 weeks’ gestation; and the total number of abortions performed in that year (a) before and...

Orders of the Day — Abortion (Amendment) Bill: Appeals Tribunals (6 May 1988)

Mrs Teresa Gorman: I speak as a biologist. It is often said that we all dislike the concept of abortion, but in fact abortion can be a natural as well as an artificial process. About one third of all abortions occur naturally, without medical help. Medical progress has, to some extent, subverted natural abortion, bringing to full term many babies who would have been aborted naturally but for medical science....

Written Answers — House of Lords: Mifepristone (29 Jul 2002)

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath: The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists's evidence-based guideline The Care of Women Requesting Induced Abortion (2000), which applies to both medical and surgical abortions, recognises the importance of women seeking abortion receiving accurate impartial information. Verbal advice must be supported by printed information which every women considering abortion can understand and...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Abortion (22 Nov 2010)

Baroness Verma: The Department for International Development (DfID) has received no recent country-specific reports. The recent report by the Guttmacher Institute, Abortion Worldwide: a decade of uneven progress, provides information on worldwide trends in abortion legislation since 1997. DfID is also aware of information produced by the Center for Reproductive Rights. DfID does not support abortion as a...

Written Answers — Health: Abortions (19 Jul 2005)

Sir David Amess: To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) how many abortions were performed in Southend Primary Care Trust, broken down by (a) grounds, (b) the age of the woman and (c) the number of previous abortions in each of the last 10 years for which figures are available; (2) how many abortions were carried out at each week of gestation between 18 and 32 in the last year for which figures are...

Offences Against the Person Act 1861 (5 Jun 2018)

Liz McInnes: Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that in countries where abortion is legally restricted there are 37 abortions per 1,000 women and that where abortion is regularly available there are 34 abortions per 1,000 women? Restrictive abortion laws do not prevent women from seeking abortion; they only endanger women’s health and lives as they seek unsafe procedures. That is not pro-life.

Orders of the Day — Abortion (Amendment) Bill (25 Feb 1977)

Mr James Dempsey: After the first year of operation of the abortion law, the number of abortions in Scotland, England and Wales was 53,000, but the figures which I obtained this morning from the Library reveal 106,000 abortions—and they include abortions only up to September last year in Scotland—showing that, since the introduction of the abortion law, the number of abortions in England, Wales and...

Written Answers — Treasury: Conception Statistics (15 Jul 2002)

Ruth Kelly: .... Letter from Len Cook to Andrew Turner, dated 15 July 2002 As National Statistician, I have been asked to reply to your recent question asking how many (a) conceptions (b) maternities and (c) abortions have been recorded in each year since 1992 for girls (i) under 16 and (ii) in each age cohort under 16. (69004) Figures based on conceptions occurring in 1992–2000 to girls aged under 16...


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