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Abortion: Northern Ireland

Question for Women and Equalities

UIN 112165, tabled on 7 November 2017

To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities, pursuant to the Written Statement of 23 October 2017, on equalities, HCWS192, how many women her Department estimates will travel from Northern Ireland to England for an abortion in the (a) 2017-18, (b) 2018-19, (c) 2019-20 and (d) 2020-21 financial years.

Answered on

13 November 2017

During 2016 over 700 women from Northern Ireland travelled to England for an abortion. We expect this number to rise initially.

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Women and Equalities
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