Home Births

(asked on 7th June 2021) - View Source

Question to the Department of Health and Social Care:

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the recent court ruling regarding the use of “proportional force” by healthcare workers against a pregnant woman wishing to have a home birth.


Answered by
Nadine Dorries Portrait
Nadine Dorries
Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)
This question was answered on 10th June 2021

We have not made an assessment.

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