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Abortion

Volume 885: debated on Tuesday 28 January 1975

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38.

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if she will now announce the Government's policy towards the recommendations of the Lane Committee on Abortion.

I have not yet completed my consideration of the comments I have received.

69.

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many abortions were notified as being carried out in England and Wales in 1973 and 1974 on women whose normal place of residence was, respectively, France, West Germany, Italy and Spain.

Notifications were as follows:

19731974*
France35,29336,541
German Federal Republic11,3266,112
Italy1,1711,730
Spain1,7632,863
* Provisional.