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Birth Control

Volume 244: debated on Wednesday 12 November 1930

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asked the Minister of Health whether his attention has been called to the recent action of the Warwickshire County Council in authorising their medical officers to give medical information on birth control to married women; and, if so, what action, if any, he proposes to take in the matter I

Yes, Sir. I have been in communication with the Warwickshire County Council on this matter, and have indicated to them the limited extent to which, in the view of the Government, maternity and child welfare centres may properly be used for this purpose. I am sending my hon. Friend a memorandum which states the views of the Government on this question.