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Volume 933: debated on Monday 13 June 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what estimate he has made of the number of girls who, while attending school, had abortions in each of the last five years.

The closest available approximation to the information requested is in respect of girls aged under 16 years. Details are as follows:

Number of abortions performed on girls under 16 years
1972 167
The figure for 1976 is provisional.

Following is the information:ture on 22nd July and 15th December 1976 for 1977–78 and 1978–79 at 1976 survey prices.

The following information represents the Scottish housing component of Table 5.7 of Cmnd 6721–II.