Campaign Against the Corrie Bill (CAC)
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- National Abortion Campaign
- Archives and manuscripts
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About this work
John Corrie MP for Bute and North Ayrshire, introduced another restrictive Bill against abortion in 1979. This wanted to reduce the time limit drastically, and restrict the grounds of how a woman could procure an abortion. It managed to gain substantial support: it passed three readings and so went into committee.
NAC formed the sub-group: Campaign against Corrie (CAC) after the second reading and in the end were successful: the Bill was eventually dropped. The documents for CAC include: papers relating to the several large demonstrations against the Bill, information from the LARC campaign, a range of correspondence and some copies of the Parliamentary debates.