159698 - Abortion: Northern Ireland (Answered)

Hugh Gaffney
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what recent discussions the Government has had with politicians in Northern Ireland on access to abortion in that country.

Mr Shailesh Vara

The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland has been taking forward regular discussions with the main political parties in Northern Ireland about restoring devolved government and the pressing devolved issues which need to be addressed by a restored Assembly and Executive, including abortion.