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Ilford South

General Election 2015

Candidates

Gapes, Mike

Labour

Chapman, Chris

Conservative

Khan, Amjad

UKIP

The sitting MP Mike Gapes 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.

Mike Gapes’ 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

6 times has either been absent or abstained

11 times with the anti-life lobby

On euthanasia has voted:

Once with the pro-life lobby

6 times has either been absent or abstained

3 times 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

Mike Gapes signed Early Day Motions on the following subjects:

590 (2014)

which supported legal marriage ceremonies for humanists.

597 (2014)

which called for legal recognition for humanist marriages.

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.

574 (2010)

which called for more chlamydia screening for young people in England.

661 (2010)

which called for SRE for all children in all schools.

1329 (2011)

which called for more vaccinations for preventable illnesses for children.


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