To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many abortions took place after the diagnosis of vertical talus in each of the last 10 years; and at what weeks gestation those abortions took place.
24 February 2020
The number of legal abortions where cleft lip and cleft palate were mentioned as a medical condition on the HSA4 abortion form which took place in England and Wales in each of the last 10 years by week of gestation is attached. This data covers any mention of cleft lip and cleft palate on the HSA4 abortion form, as more than one medical condition may be specified. Information on abortions for vertical talus is not held in the format requested.