Women from Northern Ireland will no longer need to pay for abortions in England 2 years ago

Women from Northern Ireland will no longer need to pay for abortions in England

Women from Northern Ireland who travel to England for an abortion will no longer be asked to pay.

Previously, those from Northern Ireland were required to pay for the procedure, but at a ruling in the House Of Commons today, that payment requirement is to be revoked.

The Government Equalities Office, coupled with the UK's Department Of Health, will be receiving additional funding to make this possible.

There was a huge positive reaction to the news once it was confirmed: