HC Deb 02 August 1972 vol 842 c150W
Mr. Jeffrey Archer

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many terminations of pregnancy were carried out in England and Wales in each of the last five years; and what proportion in each of those years were carried out at National Health Service hospitals.

Mr. Alison

Figures are available only from 27th April, 1968, when the Abortion Act came into effect. They are as follows: