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Garston and Halewood

General Election 2015

Candidates

Prescott, David

Labour

Leigh, Edward

Conservative

Saxon, John

UKIP

Barnes, Geoff

Green

The sitting MP Edward Leigh 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.

Edward Leigh’s record on key votes:

On abortion has voted:

27 times with the pro-life lobby

Twice has either been absent or abstained

Never with the anti-life lobby

On protection of the human embryo has voted:

22 times with the pro-life lobby

3 times has either been absent or abstained

Never with the anti-life lobby

On euthanasia has voted:

8 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

Edward Leigh signed Early Day Motions on the following subjects:

86 (2014)

which expressed concern about the Washington State Death With Dignity Act.

858 (2013)

which criticised proposals to authorise three-parent children.

1086 (2013)

which paid tribute to Pope Benedict XVI for his legacy.

1158 (2014)

which opposed changes to the law on assisted suicide.

1165 (2010)

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

1494A1 (2006)

which opposed euthanasia.

1622 (2011)

which called for a NICE consultation on abortion instead of the RCOG’s reports.

1714 (2011)

which regretted the Welsh Assembly decision to make the morning-after pill available free.

1918 (2011)

which welcomed LIFE’s appointment to the D of H Advisory Group on Sexual Health and HIV.

2485 (2006)

which opposed legalised euthanasia and assisted suicide.

2780 (2012)

which rejected the need for further legislation on assisted suicide.

2835 (2012)

called on the government to reject infanticide.

2837 (2012)

which expressed concern over abortions on the grounds of gender.


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