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Carmarthen East and Dinefwr

2015 General Election

Candidates

Woodwood, Norma

UKIP

Rice, Ben

Green

Edwards, Jonathan

Plaid Cymru

Higgins, Calum

Labour

Paul, Matthew

Conservative

Tregoning, Nick

Lib Dem

The sitting MP Jonathan Edwards 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.

Jonathan Edwards’ record on key votes:

On abortion has voted:

Never with the pro-life lobby

Once has either been absent or abstained

Twice with the anti-life lobby

On protection of the human embryo has voted:

Never with the pro-life lobby

Once has either been absent or abstained

Never with the anti-life lobby

On euthanasia has voted:

Never with the pro-life lobby

Never has either been absent or abstained

Never with the not pro-life lobby

On ‘same-sex marriage’ has voted:

Never with the lobby defending traditional marriage

Twice has either been absent or abstained

6 times with the lobby redefining marriage in law

Jonathan Edwards 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.

219 (2013)

which called for a ban on therapists helping under-18s avoid homosexuality.

807 (2010)

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

1329 (2011)

which called for more vaccinations for preventable illnesses for children.

2074 (2011)

which expressed concern over Foetal Alcohol Syndrome.


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