Northern Ireland abortion law debate backed by MPs



MPs have won permission for an emergency debate on the abortion law in Northern Ireland.
Members from throughout the House - including government ministers - stood to back Labour MP Stella Creasy's call for a debate.
She told MPs the impact of the Irish referendum had been "felt around the world" and had "thrown a spotlight on the situation in Northern Ireland".
Speaker John Bercow granted a three-hour debate to take place on Tuesday.
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5 June 2018 in Regional, Views: 64
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