MPs from all sides call for abortion law in N Ireland to be relaxed

MPs from all sides call for abortion law in N Ireland to be relaxed
 

More than 100 MPs and peers from all parties have written to the home secretary, Amber Rudd, calling for women in Northern Ireland to be allowed access to abortion services locally rather than having to come to England.
The letter, signed by 131 parliamentarians including eight Conservatives such as former education secretary Justine Greening and former chancellor Ken Clarke, former Liberal leader David Steel and the shadow home secretary, Yvette Cooper, follows a UN announcement that declared that forcing women to travel for an abortion was an infringement of their human rights.
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7 March 2018 in Health, Views: 30
Source: Guardian
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