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Contraception

Volume 491: debated on Wednesday 22 April 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what research his Department has (a) undertaken and (b) evaluated to determine whether there is a relationship between access to emergency contraception and teenage sexually-transmitted infection rates; and if he will make a statement. (268436)

The Department has not undertaken or evaluated any research on the relationship between access to emergency contraception and teenage sexually transmitted infection rates.

To ask the Secretary of State for Health which schools are taking part in the project to allow girls to ask for emergency contraception by text message; on which basis each school was selected; and if he will make a statement. (268522)

This information is not collected centrally. However, the Department supports innovative approaches to ensuring that young people have access to sexual health advice.