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Abortion Clinics

Volume 828: debated on Tuesday 21 December 1971

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services whether, when licensing abortion clinics, he requires that they shall avoid offence and nuisance to neighbours.

Yes, but only in so far as the objections are relevant to the purpose of the Abortion Act. I would expect the clinics to understand that they should not cause offence and nuisance to neighbours.