Abortion: Tarsal Coalition

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 11th June 2020.

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Photo of Fiona Bruce Fiona Bruce Conservative, Congleton

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many abortions took place after the diagnosis of Tarsal coalition in each of the last 10 years; and at what weeks gestation those abortions took place.

Photo of Helen Whately Helen Whately Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)

An error has been identified in the written answer given on 13 February 2020.

The correct answer should have been:

The number of legal abortions which took place in England and Wales after the diagnosis of where Down’s Syndrome was mentioned as a medical condition on the HSA4 abortion form in each of the last 10 years by week of gestation is attached. Information on abortions for club foot, hammer toe or tarsal coalition is not held in the format requested.

Abortion figures for Down's Syndrome (Excel SpreadSheet, 22.13 KB)

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Photo of Caroline Dinenage Caroline Dinenage Minister of State

The number of legal abortions which took place in England and Wales after the diagnosis of where Down’s Syndrome was mentioned as a medical condition on the HSA4 abortion form in each of the last 10 years by week of gestation is attached. Information on abortions for club foot, hammer toe or tarsal coalition is not held in the format requested.

Abortion figures for Down's Syndrome (Excel SpreadSheet, 22.13 KB)

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