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Lagan Valley

General Election 2015

Candidates

Donaldson, Jeffrey

DUP

The sitting MP Jeffrey Donaldson 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.

Jeffrey Donaldson’s record on key votes:

On abortion has voted:

4 times with the pro-life lobby

6 times has either been absent or abstained

Never with the anti-life lobby

On protection of the human embryo has voted:

8 times with the pro-life lobby

8 times has either been absent or abstained

Never with the anti-life lobby

On euthanasia has voted:

6 times with the pro-life lobby

4 times has either been absent or abstained

Never with the not pro-life lobby

On ‘same-sex marriage’ has voted:

6 times with the lobby defending traditional marriage

Once has either been absent or abstained

Once with the lobby redefining marriage in law

Jeffrey Donaldson signed Early Day Motions on the following subjects:

86 (2014)

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

122 (2014)

which noted Robert Winston’s warnings on mitochondrial replacement techniques.

349 (2013)

which deplored so many repeat abortions, and called for breaches of the law to be prosecuted.

834 (2010)

which called for mental health assessments for women presenting for abortions.

858 (2013)

which expressed concern about proposals to authorise three-parent children.

936 (2013)

which called for the sex of unborn babies to be recorded to monitor abortions for gender.

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.

1329 (2011)

which called for more vaccinations for preventable illnesses for children.

1494A1 (2006)

which opposed euthanasia.

1622 (2011)

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

2081 (2011)

which supported conscientious objection for those with religious belief.

2220 (2011)

which welcomed the San Jose Articles on the Status of the Unborn Child.

2485 (2006)

which opposed legalised euthanasia and assisted suicide.

744 (2015)

which expressed concern about the mitochondrial donation regulations.


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