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Chorley

General Election 2015

Candidates

Gough, Mark

UKIP

Burns, Simon

Conservative

Vince, Chris

Labour

The sitting MP Simon Burns 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.

Simon Burns’ record on key votes:

On abortion has voted:

23 times with the pro-life lobby

5 times has either been absent or abstained

Once with the anti-life lobby

On protection of the human embryo has voted:

23 times with the pro-life lobby

Twice has either been absent or abstained

Never with the anti-life lobby

On euthanasia has voted:

5 times with the pro-life lobby

5 times has either been absent or abstained

Never with the not pro-life lobby

On ‘same-sex marriage’ has voted:

4 times with the lobby defending traditional marriage

Twice has either been absent or abstained

Twice with the lobby redefining marriage in law

Simon Burns signed an Early Day Motion on the following subject:

1494A1 (2006)

which opposed euthanasia.


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