Abortion: Drugs

(asked on 19th July 2021) - View Source

Question to the Department of Health and Social Care:

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when his Department will publish its response to its consultation on the home use of both pills for early medical abortion up to 10 weeks' gestation.


Answered by
Helen Whately Portrait
Helen Whately
Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)
This question was answered on 30th July 2021

The consultation has now closed. We are considering all evidence submitted and plan to publish our response later this year.

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Recent Documents related to Abortion: Drugs

1. Government confirms plans to approve the home-use of early abortion pills
25/08/2018 - Department of Health and Social Care
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Found: Government confirms plans to approve the home-use of early abortion pills - GOV.UK

2. Temporary approval of home use for both stages of early medical abortion
30/03/2020 - Department of Health and Social Care
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Found: Temporary approval of home use for both stages of early medical abortion Temporary approval

3. A new legal framework for abortion services in Northern Ireland
04/11/2019 - Northern Ireland Office
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Found: 1 A new legal framework for abortion services in Northern Ireland Implementation of

4. Abortion statistics for England and Wales: 2019
11/06/2020 - Department of Health and Social Care
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Found: Guide to Abortion Statistics, England and Wales: 201 9 Summary information from the abortion notification

5. Temporary approval of home use for both stages of early medical abortion
23/03/2020 - Department of Health and Social Care
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Found: approval of home use for both stages of early medical abortion Temporary approval of the home as a class

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Recent Speeches related to Abortion: Drugs

1. Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2020
15/06/2020 - Lords Chamber

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2. Abortion Act 1967: 50th Anniversary
06/11/2017 - Commons Chamber

1: benefits that their campaign brought to women. Abortion has gone from being a leading cause of maternal - Speech Link
2: the Abortion Act, we should also reflect on whether the Act is still fit for purpose. The Abortion Act - Speech Link

3. Northern Ireland (Executive Formation etc) Act 2019 Section 3(5)
16/10/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: Monday 14 October.On 9 October, the Secretary of State published a report updating information on - Speech Link
2: and running. In the weeks since the first report was published, the Secretary of State has intensified his - Speech Link
3: the Bill becoming an Act, and the provisions on abortion and same-sex marriage being extended as equal - Speech Link

4. Abortion (Northern Ireland) (No. 2) Regulations 2020
15/06/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: provide the new legal framework for access to abortion services in Northern Ireland and ensure ongoing - Speech Link

5. Northern Ireland (Executive Formation etc) Act 2019
28/10/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: non-prosecution, troubles prosecution guidance and the abortion law review. This is the third report published - Speech Link
2: extensively on the Stormont House agreement. This consultation ran from May to October 2018 and revealed wide - Speech Link

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