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Bolton North East

General Election 2015

Candidates

Crausby, David

Labour

Daly, James

Conservative

Rock, Steve

Lib Dem

Lamb, Harry

UKIP

Diggle, Laura

Green

The sitting MP David Crausby 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.

David Crausby’s record on key votes:

On abortion has voted:

5 times with the pro-life lobby

4 times has either been absent or abstained

Once with the anti-life lobby

On protection of the human embryo has voted:

14 times with the pro-life lobby

Once has either been absent or abstained

Once with the anti-life lobby

On euthanasia has voted:

8 times with the pro-life lobby

Twice has either been absent or abstained

Never with the not pro-life lobby

On ‘same-sex marriage’ has voted:

7 times with the lobby defending traditional marriage

Once has either been absent or abstained

Never with the lobby redefining marriage in law

David Crausby signed Early Day Motions on the following subjects:

590 (2014)

which supported legal marriage ceremonies for humanists.

597 (2014)

which called for legal recognition for humanist marriages.

38 (2010)

which called on the Chinese government to end forced abortion and sterilisation.

86 (2014)

which expressed concern about the Washington State Death With Dignity Act.

122 (2014)

which noted Robert Winston’s warnings on mitochondrial replacement techniques.

125 (2014)

which called for funding for abortion services for all women and girls impregnated by rape.

172 (2012)

which expressed support for hospice care across the UK.

250 (2012)

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

293 (2012)

which called for no further attempts to relax the law on euthanasia or assisted suicide.

807 (2010)

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

869 (2010)

which opposed changes to the law on assisted suicide and voluntary euthanasia.

875 (2013)

which expressed concern about strains of antibiotic resistant STIs.

1158 (2014)

which opposed changes to the law on assisted suicide.

1231 (2014)

which expressed concern about the incineration of foetal remains by NHS trusts.

1329 (2011)

which called for more vaccinations for preventable illnesses for children.

1494A1 (2006)

which opposed euthanasia.

1918 (2011)

which welcomed LIFE’s appointment to the D of H Advisory Group on Sexual Health and HIV.

2030 (2011)

which criticised the BBC for its stance on Lord Falconer’s Commission .

2074 (2011)

which expressed concern over Foetal Alcohol Syndrome.

2081 (2011)

which supported conscientious objection for those with religious belief.

2485 (2006)

which opposed legalised euthanasia and assisted suicide.

2780 (2012)

which rejected the need for further legislation on assisted suicide.

2835 (2012)

called on the government to reject infanticide.

2837 (2012)

which expressed concern over abortions on the grounds of gender.


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