Calls to re-open abortion debate

David Cameron was today facing demands to reopen the debate on Britain's abortion laws after Health Secretary and Surrey South West MP Jeremy Hunt called for the current time limit to be halved to 12 weeks.

Theresa May joins abortion debate

The PM said the he had no plans to legislate, although he hinted ministers would not stand in the way of MPs attempting to introduce a backbench Bill.

Meanwhile, Home Secretary Theresa May echoed Culture Secretary Maria Miller earlier this week in suggesting a more limited reduction to 20 weeks.

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