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Edinburgh East

General Election 2015

Candidates

McMordie, James

Conservative

McColl, Peter

Green

Gilmore, Sheila

Labour

Sheppard, Tommy

SNP

The sitting MP Sheila Gilmore 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.

Sheila Gilmore’s record on key votes:

On abortion has voted:

Once with the pro-life lobby

Once has either been absent or abstained

Once with the anti-life lobby

On protection of the human embryo has voted:

Never with the pro-life lobby

Never has either been absent or abstained

Once 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

Once has either been absent or abstained

7 times with the lobby redefining marriage in law

Sheila Gilmore signed Early Day Motions on the following subjects:

504 (2014)

which expressed concern about ‘anti-abortion’ activity outside abortion clinics.

612 (2014)

which called for buffer zones around abortion clinics.

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.


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