§ Mr. Amess
To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will update the following tables of statistics printed in the special report and report of the Select Committee on the Infant Life (Preservation) Bill, H.L. Paper 153 of 1986–87 and H.L. Paper 50 of 1987–88, to cover 1987, 1988 and 1989(a) the number of notifications of abortions carried out under the Abortion Act 1967, gestation by completed weeks by statutory grounds and category of premises, residents and non-residents, England and Wales, in the special report on pages 22 to 26 and the report on pages 72 to 73; and (b) the number of notifications of abortions carried out under the Abortion Act 1967, gestation by completed weeks by statutory grounds and mother's age, England and Wales as in the special report on pages 28 to 37 and in the report on pages 74 to 77.
§ Mr. Freeman
[holding answer 24 November 1989]: The information requested has been placed in the Library, and I have sent my hon. Friend a copy.