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Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN HL247, tabled on 16 May 2022

To ask Her Majesty's Government what periodic review of literature they conduct in respect of the latest scientific evidence on foetal viability.

Answered on

30 May 2022

Officials regularly review new evidence on foetal viability. There is currently no clear consensus from the medical profession that the age of viability has reduced below 24 weeks.