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Abortion: Lobbying

Question for Department of Health

UIN 219, tabled on 27 May 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what his policy is on the use of public money by independent abortion providers for the purpose of lobbying for changes to Government policy and legislation; and if he will make a statement.

Answered on

5 June 2015

In England, clinical commissioning groups contract independent sector providers to perform termination of pregnancy services. The Northern Ireland Executive is responsible for the provision of healthcare services in Northern Ireland.