For 10 years the teenage pregnancy independent advisory group (TPIAG) has advised ministers and monitored the teenage pregnancy strategy. This is the final report from the TPIAG.
England’s under-18 pregnancy rate is currently at its lowest level for over 20 years, but it is still unacceptably high. The evidence is clear that teenage parenthood results in poor health, under-achievement and low earnings for both the mother and her baby. In 2000 the teenage pregnancy strategy was launched.