HC Deb 09 June 2004 vol 422 c385W
Mr. Webb

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many abortions were carried out(a) in NHS facilities and (b) in private facilities on residents of South Gloucestershire in the most recent year for which figures are available. [176391]

Miss Melanie Johnson

[holding answer 27 May 2004]: Information about abortions carried out in national health service and private facilities by primary care trust in 2002 can be found in Table 14 of Abortion Statistics, England and Wales: 2002 which can be found at www.publications.doh.gov.uk/public/sb0323.htm. A copy of the bulletin has been placed in the Library.

"NHS agency" abortions are those performed in the independent sector under NHS contract.

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