HC Deb 12 December 1972 vol 848 cc69-70W
24. Mr. Evelyn King

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what estimate he has made of the percentage of general practitioners set up in practice

what advice he has given to regional hospital boards on the provision of outpatient abortion facilities.

Sir K. Joseph

I have nothing to add to my reply to the hon. Member on 11th July. I am waiting for the Report of Mrs. Justice Lane's Committee.—[Vol. 840, c. 1378–79.]

Mr. Winterton

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many abortions were carried out by National Health Service hospitals in the area covered by the East Cheshire Hospital Management Committee; and what was the ratio of these abortions to live births.

Mr. Alison

Available information is as follows:

in London during the last five years who gained their qualifications in Commonwealth countries.

Mr. Alison

The information is available for the last four years only and relates to those whose first registrable qualification was obtained in a Commonwealth country and who set up in practice in the areas of the inner London, north, east London and Middlesex executive councils. The average for the four years is 31 per cent.