HC Deb 26 October 1993 vol 230 cc608-9W
Ms Primarolo

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what plans she has to investigate the deregulation and over-the-counter provision of the emergency contraception pill.

Mr. Sackville

The suggestion that emergency contraception should be available from pharmacies without a prescription was made in a recent article in theBritish Medical Journal on 18 September. The article and reactions to it are being studied in the Department.