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Defending life from the moment of conception

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General Election 2015


Van Coevorden, Adrian


Horwood, Martin

Lib Dem

Chalk, Alex


Bowman, Peter


Gilbert, Paul


The sitting MP Martin Horwood 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 and send us an e-mail, putting the name of your constituency in the subject line. Alternatively, call SPUC HQ on 020 7091 7091.

Martin Horwood’s record on key votes:

On abortion has voted:

Twice with the pro-life lobby

Once has either been absent or abstained

7 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

13 times 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

Martin Horwood signed Early Day Motions on the following subjects:

590 (2014)

which supported legal marriage ceremonies for humanists.

612 (2014)

which called for buffer zones around abortion clinics.

487 (2013)

which condemned Russian legislation opposing the promotion of LGBT relationships.

1329 (2011)

which called for more vaccinations for preventable illnesses for children.

1494 (2006)

which supported assisted dying and called for Parliament to consider it again.

1732 (2008)

which called for SRE to be made a statutory part of PSHE.

735 (2015)

which objected to ‘anti-abortion activists’ outside abortion clinics.

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