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Down North

General Election 2015

Candidates

Hermon, Sylvia

Independent

The sitting MP Sylvia Hermon 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.

Sylvia Hermon’s record on key votes:

On abortion has voted:

6 times with the pro-life lobby

4 times has either been absent or abstained

Never with the anti-life lobby

On protection of the human embryo has voted:

10 times with the pro-life lobby

4 times has either been absent or abstained

Never with the anti-life lobby

On euthanasia has voted:

5 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

Never has either been absent or abstained

Once with the lobby redefining marriage in law

Sylvia Hermon signed Early Day Motions on the following subjects:

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.

869 (2010)

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

978 (2014)

which expressed concern about gender selection abortions.

1136 (2010)

which lauded Robert Edwards, promoter of lethal test-tube baby technique.

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.

2074 (2011)

which expressed concern over Foetal Alcohol Syndrome.

2081 (2011)

which supported conscientious objection for those with religious belief.

2237 (2011)

which criticised inaccurate UN reporting of abortion worldwide.

2780 (2012)

which rejected the need for further legislation on assisted suicide.

2837 (2012)

which expressed concern over abortions on the grounds of gender.

744 (2015)

which expressed concern about the mitochondrial donation regulations.


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