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Broadmoor Hospital

Volume 977: debated on Wednesday 30 January 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what was the patient population of Broadmoor at the end of each of the last five years; what the population is now; and when he expects that there will be no overcrowding at the hospital.

I refer the hon. Member to my reply to the hon. Member for Lewisham, West (Mr. Price) on nancy, (b) the 22nd to 24th week of pregnancy, and (c) the 24th to 28th week of pregnancy according (i) to statutory grounds and (ii) to premises;(3) how many abortions were carried out on girls under the age of 16 years in England and Wales in 1977 and 1978 in approved places (

a) after the 20th to 22nd week of pregnancy, ( b) after the 22nd to 24th week of pregnancy and ( c) after the 24th to 28th week of pregnancy on statutory grounds in approved places.

Details which are readily available are as follows:Wednesday 16 January.—[Vol. 976, c.


The number of patients on the register at the end of 1979 was 720, and on 28 January 1980, 717.