The appointment of Thérèse Coffey as the new Health Secretary is being celebrated as a great victory for pro-lifers in the UK.
Coffey is the Conservative MP for Suffolk Coastal and a practising Catholic.
She also takes on the mantle of Deputy Prime Minister in the cabinet formed by new Prime Minister Liz Truss.
She is a qualified chemist and has a strong track record in voting pro-life.
Earlier this year she voted against legislation making a ‘DIY’ home abortion scheme, introduced during the pandemic, permanent.
In 2020, she joined other pro-life MPs in opposing Westminster’s imposition of extreme abortion legislation on Northern Ireland.
Three years earlier, she voted against proposals to decriminalise abortion in England and Wales.
Her appointment as Health…