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Health Education: Schools

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 252573, tabled on 9 May 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department has taken to check the scientific veracity of the new Abortion and Abortion Care Fact Sheet for schools.

Answered on

14 May 2019

The Department is aware that an Abortion and Abortion Care Fact Sheet has been produced for schools to inform factually accurate, evidence-based education about abortion. The factsheet is based on the latest research and is published by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, the national medical authority on abortion. It is for individual schools to determine whether they use the factsheet.

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Department of Health and Social Care
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