HL Deb 02 May 1995 vol 563 c111WA
Lord Braine of Wheatley

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Whether the dilation and extraction (D&X) method of abortion is currently in use in Great Britain or whether there are plans to introduce it.

Baroness Cumberlege

Dilation and extraction, (commonly referred to as dilation and evacuation), is one of the methods used for abortion.