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Abortion

Volume 489: debated on Friday 20 March 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will include information on (a) counselling and (b) possible alternatives to abortion on the National Health Service webpage entitled Abortion: know your options; and if he will make a statement. (264613)

The NHS Choices web page ‘Abortion: know your options' at:

www.nhs.uk/Livewell/Sexualhealth/Pages/Abortionyouroptions.aspx

does include information on counselling. It includes links to several sources of further information, including pages from the Family Planning Association's website which cover both counselling and alternatives to abortion at:

www.fpa.org.uk/Information/Readourinformationbooklets/Pregnantanddontknowwhattodo