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Abortion: Freedom of Expression

Question for Home Office

UIN 119787, tabled on 14 December 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps her Department is taking to ensure the protection of the right of freedom of expression for people who are opposed to the practice of abortion.

Answered on

20 December 2017

The Home Secretary announced on 26 November that she has ordered a review into harassment and intimidation near abortion clinics following concerns about the aggressive tactics of some campaigners.

The Review will gather evidence from police forces, healthcare providers, local authorities, from representative groups of the clients and also those engaging in protests and demonstrations.

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