HC Deb 10 February 1984 vol 53 cc802-3W
Mr. D. E. Thomas

asked the Secretary of State for Wales if he will publish in the Official Report details of the total number of abortions performed on women normally resident in Wales in each health district in each year since 1974 within the National Health Service in Wales, in each health district within the private sector in Wales, within the National Health Service outside Wales and within the private sector outside Wales, respectively.

Mr. Wyn Roberts

Information on terminations of pregnancy analysed by area of residence and area of termination prior to 1982 is not readily available. The data available for 1982 and provisionally for 1983 are as follows:

Area of Residence
Place of Operation Clwyd Dyfed Gwent Gwynedd Mid Glamorgan Powys South Glamorgan West Glamorgan
Mid Glamorgan * 12 221 13
Powys 27
South Glamorgan * * 456
West Glamorgan * 272 * 208 * * 857
Outside Wales
Private Sector
Gwynedd * * *
South Glamorgan 20 * 19 * 10
Outside Wales
* Not disaggregated below a level of 10
† Not yet available
‡ Includes notifications received up to 3 February 1984