Wales and Scotland Offer Free Abortions to Women From Northern Ireland

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(The Guardian) The Welsh and Scottish governments will offer free abortions to Northern Irish women, their leaders have confirmed, after the UK government said last week it would fund the procedures in order to head off a Commons revolt on the Queen’s speech.

The confirmation came as the Democratic Unionist MP Ian Paisley Jr said his party would not compromise its hardline stance on abortion, even if it meant risking the supply-and-confidence agreement with the Conservatives.

Carwyn Jones, the Welsh first minister, told the Welsh assembly on Tuesday that the Labour administration would match the government’s promise to fund abortions for women travelling from Northern Ireland.

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