May favours reduction in abortion time limit

Home Secretary Theresa May told ITV News she believes a reduction of the abortion limit to 20 weeks from pregnancy, instead of the current 24 weeks, would be "right".

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Hunt: Halve abortion time limit

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has said he favours a sharp tightening of the law on abortion. In an interview with The Times, Mr Hunt said the limit should be cut to 12 weeks into a pregnancy - half the current limit of 24 weeks.