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Teenage Pregnancy: Nottingham

Volume 487: debated on Tuesday 10 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much his Department spent on initiatives to reduce teenage pregnancy levels in Nottingham in the last 12 months. (255582)

This information is not held centrally. However, a total of £26.8 million additional funding has been allocated this year to strategic health authorities (SHAs) and primary care trusts (PCTs) to improve women’s knowledge of, and access to the full range of contraception, and to help reduce the number of teenage pregnancies and abortions. It is for SHAs and PCTs to determine how to use this funding most effectively to meet the needs of their local populations.