HL Deb 20 May 2002 vol 635 cc81-2WA
Baroness Knight of Collingtree

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Whether it is legal for private abortion clinics to advertise their services in magazines with an international circulation and on the Internet. [HL4244]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health (Lord Hunt of Kings Heath)

Independent sector places approved by the Secretary of State for Health to perform termination of pregnancy can advertise their services in magazines and on the Internet provided that the contents meet publishing guidelines such as those set by the Advertising Standards Authority.