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General Election 2015

Candidates

Skinner, Dennis

Labour

Calladine, Ray

UKIP

Bedford, Peter

Conservative

The sitting MP Dennis Skinner is standing for re-election.

This page shows how the sitting MP has voted on four issues since first being elected.

This reflects only votes which, in our view, are key indicators of the commitment of MPs on these issues. Selected Early Day Motions which your MP has supported are also listed at the bottom of this page (please scroll down).

For information about the voting intentions of other candidates in your constituency, please click political@spuc.org.uk and send us an e-mail, putting the name of your constituency in the subject line. Alternatively, call SPUC HQ on 020 7091 7091.

Dennis Skinner’s record on key votes:

On abortion has voted:

Twice with the pro-life lobby

7 times has either been absent or abstained

34 times with the anti-life lobby

On protection of the human embryo has voted:

Once with the pro-life lobby

Never has either been absent or abstained

24 times with the anti-life lobby

On euthanasia has voted:

Once with the pro-life lobby

Twice has either been absent or abstained

7 times with the not pro-life lobby

On ‘same-sex marriage’ has voted:

Never with the lobby defending traditional marriage

Once has either been absent or abstained

7 times with the lobby redefining marriage in law

Dennis Skinner signed Early Day Motions on the following subjects:

250 (2012)

which called for more support for those born with deformities due to thalidomide.

807 (2010)

which noted the greater risk of underweight babies due to malnutrition of mothers.

1290 (2011)

which applauded the work of the HFEA with misleading statements about its work.

1329 (2011)

which called for more vaccinations for preventable illnesses for children.


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