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Abortion: Tarsal Coalition

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 14720, tabled on 10 February 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many abortions took place after the diagnosis of Tarsal coalition in each of the last 10 years; and at what weeks gestation those abortions took place.

Answered on

13 February 2020

This answer is a correction from the original answer.

The number of legal abortions which took place in England and Wales where Down’s Syndrome was mentioned as a medical condition on the HSA4 abortion form in each of the last 10 years by week of gestation is attached. Information on abortions for club foot, hammer toe or tarsal coalition is not held in the format requested.

Original answer

The number of legal abortions which took place in England and Wales after the diagnosis of Down’s Syndrome in each of the last 10 years by week of gestation is attached. Information on abortions for club foot, hammer toe or tarsal coalition is not held in the format requested.

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