§ Jane Griffiths
To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will make a statement on his plans for early pregnancy units. 
§ Mr. Boateng
The establishment of early pregnancy units, which provide treatment and counselling for women with problems early in their pregnancy, is a relatively new initiative and the numbers are increasing. It is the responsibility of health authorities and National Health Service trusts, taking into account the health needs of the local population.