§ Mr. Dorrell
The latest available information, for 1988, is shown in the table. The figures show the proportion of conceptions terminated by abortion under the 1967 Abortion Act; those which led to an illegal or a spontaneous abortion are excluded. Figures for district health authorities are not available centrally.
Percentage of conceptions terminated by abortion under the 1967 Abortion Act Area of usual residence of women Number England and Wales 19.7 Regional Health Authorities North West Thames 25.8 North East Thames 27.5 South East Thames 24.4 South West Thames 23.0