Written answers

Thursday, 5 March 2020

Department of Health

Ministerial Meetings

Photo of Mattie McGrathMattie McGrath (Tipperary, Independent)
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626. To ask the Minister for Health the number and date of the meetings he has had with organisations (details supplied) with respect to the delivery of termination-of-pregnancy services from 2018 to date; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [2975/20]

Photo of Simon HarrisSimon Harris (Wicklow, Fine Gael)
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I met with the organisations the Deputy refers to on the 2nd of October 2018, the 12th of November 2018, 10th of December 2018 and the 24th of May 2019 to discuss termination of pregnancy services.

As you will be aware, the Health (Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy) Act was passed in the Houses of the Oireachtas on 13th of December 2018 and signed into law by the President on 20th of December 2018. The service for termination of pregnancy commenced on 1 January 2019.


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