Stormont must accept new abortion rules made in Westminster, minister says

Stormont must accept new regulations on abortion made in Westminster despite them being rejected by the Assembly, the Northern Ireland minister has told MPs.

MPs in Westminster voted in July to decriminalise abortion in Northern Ireland if the Stormont Assembly was not up and running by October.

On Tuesday, a DUP motion at Stormont rejecting the “imposition” of abortion regulations by Westminster was carried by 46 votes to 40.

A Sinn Fein amendment, which called...
source: Oxford Mail

2020-06-04 14:38
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