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Defending life from the moment of conception

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Hayes and Harlington

General Election 2015


McDonnell, John


Dixon, Cliff


Lewis, Pearl


Khalsa, Satnam

Lib Dem

Munro, Alick


The sitting MP John McDonnell 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 and send us an e-mail, putting the name of your constituency in the subject line. Alternatively, call SPUC HQ on 020 7091 7091.

John McDonnell’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:

Never with the pro-life lobby

3 times has either been absent or abstained

13 times with the anti-life lobby

On euthanasia has voted:

Never with the pro-life lobby

Twice has either been absent or abstained

8 times with the not pro-life lobby

On ‘same-sex marriage’ has voted:

Never with the lobby defending traditional marriage

5 times has either been absent or abstained

3 times with the lobby redefining marriage in law

John McDonnell signed Early Day Motions on the following subjects:

504 (2014)

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

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.

219 (2013)

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

250 (2012)

which called for more support for those born with deformities due to thalidomide.

443 (2010)

which supported the United Nations Population Fund and called for more family planning.

661 (2010)

which called for SRE for all children in all schools.

691 (2010)

which called for greater recognition of the loss suffered in stillbirths before 24 weeks.

744 (2012)

which called for the Irish government to allow abortion where the mother’s life is at risk.

807 (2010)

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

875 (2013)

which expressed concern about strains of antibiotic resistant STIs.

1050 (2014)

which expressed concern about gender selection abortions.

1060 (2013)

which applauded Harold Wilson for presiding over the legalising of abortion.

1136 (2010)

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

1290 (2011)

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

1329 (2011)

which called for more vaccinations for preventable illnesses for children.

1702 (2011)

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

1732 (2008)

which called for SRE to be made a statutory part of PSHE.

2074 (2011)

which expressed concern over Foetal Alcohol Syndrome.

2547 (2011)

which welcomed the AMRC review of the mental health outcomes of induced abortion.

735 (2015)

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

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