Here I am at TUC Women's Conference in Scarborough. Today, I moved RMT's emergency resolution on abortion rights. Here's my speech, plus a report on the debate that followed.
(Pic: The RMT delegation pose in front of the Conference banner in defence of abortion rights)
Until now, the political dominance of right-wing parties and the Catholic Church has mean thtat Portugal has had very restrictive abortion laws. Abortion has only been legal if the woman's life is in danger, there is sever fetal disability, or the pregnancy is the result of rape.