Abortion

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 9th July 2020.

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Photo of Baroness Stroud Baroness Stroud Conservative

To ask Her Majesty's Government how many sets of pills for early medical abortions at home have been distributed; and what assessment they have made of the number of early medical abortions that have been carried out at home.

Photo of Lord Bethell Lord Bethell The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

Abortion data is published annually and data for 2020 is not due to be published until 2021. The data requires full quality assurance prior to release. The Code of Practice outlined in the Statistics and Registration Service Act 2007 prohibits the pre-release of official statistics before the due date of publication.

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