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Lanark and Hamilton East

General Election 2015

Candidates

Hood, Jim

Labour

Allison, Alex

Conservative

Crawley, Angela

SNP

The sitting MP Jim Hood 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.

Jim Hood’s record on key votes:

On abortion has voted:

3 times with the pro-life lobby

9 times has either been absent or abstained

17 times with the anti-life lobby

On protection of the human embryo has voted:

Once with the pro-life lobby

13 times has either been absent or abstained

8 times with the anti-life lobby

On euthanasia has voted:

Twice with the pro-life lobby

4 times has either been absent or abstained

4 times with the not pro-life lobby

On ‘same-sex marriage’ has voted:

Never with the lobby defending traditional marriage

8 times has either been absent or abstained

Never with the lobby redefining marriage in law

Jim Hood signed Early Day Motions on the following subjects:

293 (2012)

which called for no further attempts to relax the law on euthanasia or assisted suicide.

2030 (2011)

which criticised the BBC for its stance on Lord Falconer’s Commission.


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