§ Mr. Mudd
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what is the intended implementation date of the Family Planning Act and the target date of the commencement of any Government advertising campaign associated with the Act.
§ Mr. David Steel
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services on what date general practitioners will be permitted to prescribe the oral contraceptive on forms E.C.10 in cases in which there is no medical need for avoidance of conception.
§ Dr. Summerskill
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if family planning provision for non-medical reasons will be introduced by general practitioners on 1st April; and if he will make a statement.
§ Sir K. Joseph
I am still considering future arrangements for family planning, and I intend to make a statement soon.