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Defending life from the moment of conception

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Halifax

General Election 2015

Candidates

Riordan, Linda

Labour

Allott, Philip

Conservative

Ilyas, Mohammad

Lib Dem

Scott, Gary

Green

The sitting MP Linda Riordan 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.

Linda Riordan’s record on key votes:

On abortion has voted:

Once with the pro-life lobby

Once has either been absent or abstained

8 times with the anti-life lobby

On protection of the human embryo has voted:

Once with the pro-life lobby

Never has either been absent or abstained

13 times 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

Linda Riordan signed Early Day Motions on the following subjects:

735 (2015)

which objected to ‘anti-abortion activists’ outside abortion clinics.

219 (2013)

which called for a ban on therapists helping under-18s avoid homosexuality.

807 (2010)

which noted the greater risk of underweight babies due to malnutrition of mothers.

1290 (2011)

which applauded the work of the HFEA with misleading statements about its work.

2074 (2011)

which expressed concern over Foetal Alcohol Syndrome.


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