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Abortion: Northern Ireland

Question for Northern Ireland Office

UIN 8921, tabled on 4 September 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what recent representations she has received from charities and lobby groups on the legal status of (a) abortion and (b) abortion medication available for purchase through the internet in Northern Ireland.

Answered on

10 September 2015

Ministers in the Northern Ireland Office have received no recent representations from charities and lobby groups on the legal status of (a) abortion and (b) abortion medication available for purchases through the internet in Northern Ireland. The issue of abortion in Northern Ireland is a matter devolved to the Northern Ireland Assembly.