Letter: Doctor jailed for woman's choice

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Sir: Suzanne Moore refers to an opinion poll finding that "72 per cent of both Conservative and Labour supporters said that a candidate's stance on abortion would not alter the way they voted".

Ms Moore claims this as evidence that there is no mileage in candidates making an issue of abortion.

On the contrary, it is highly significant that 28 per cent of voters are liable to change their vote on an issue which all parties try to sweep under the carpet. I suspect that this is a far higher percentage than those who might change their vote over, say, a single European currency.


Chislehurst, Kent