HC Deb 28 October 1987 vol 121 c304

Mr. David Alton, supported by Mr. A. J. Beith, Sir Bernard Braine, Mr. D. N. Campbell-Savours, Miss Janet Fookes, Mrs. Elaine Kellett Bowman, Dame Jill Knight, Mr. Seamus Mallon, Mrs. Elizabeth Peacock, Mr. Cyril Smith, Rev. Martin Smyth, and Mrs. Ann Winterton, presented a Bill to limit the period within pregnancy during which an abortion may be performed, subject to certain exceptions: And the same was read the First time; and ordered to be read a Second time upon Friday 22 January and to be printed. [Bill 22].