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Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill

General Election 2015

Candidates

Page, Andrew

Lib Dem

Clarke, Tom

Labour

Fraser, Mhairi

Conservative

Boswell, Phil

SNP

The sitting MP Tom Clarke 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.

Tom Clarke’s record on key votes:

On abortion has voted:

17 times with the pro-life lobby

12 times has either been absent or abstained

Never with the anti-life lobby

On protection of the human embryo has voted:

24 times with the pro-life lobby

Once has either been absent or abstained

Never with the anti-life lobby

On euthanasia has voted:

3 times with the pro-life lobby

4 times has either been absent or abstained

3 times with the not pro-life lobby

On ‘same-sex marriage’ has voted:

3 times with the lobby defending traditional marriage

4 times has either been absent or abstained

Once with the lobby redefining marriage in law

Tom Clarke signed Early Day Motions on the following subjects:

487 (2013)

which condemned Russian legislation opposing the promotion of LGBT relationships.

834 (2010)

which called for mental health assessments for women presenting for abortions.

1060 (2013)

which commended Harold Wilson’s government for radically reforming the abortion laws.

1165 (2010)

which called for greater decentralisation of SRE and more consultation with parents.

2220 (2011)

which welcomed the San Jose Articles on the Status of the Unborn Child.

2485 (2006)

which opposed legalised euthanasia and assisted suicide.


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