The Conservatives’ candidate in the Eastleigh by-election has even more extreme views on abortion than Nadine Dorries, it has emerged. Maria Hutchings told an interviewer that she wants to see the legal limit for terminations slashed to “ten weeks”: “I am a pro-lifer and would have voted to reduce it as far as possible.” Contrast […]

As the government moves to allow religious-linked organisations to provide abortion counselling, yesterday’s Newsnight report on the contents of a training manual used by the supposedly “independent” abortion advisers CareConfidential is an absolute must-see. Before interviewing a woman who claims advice given to her by the group “was more like a sermon” than real counselling, Anna Adams provides […]