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Defending life from the moment of conception

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Linlithgow and Falkirk East

General Election 2015


Connarty, Michael


Batho, Sandy


Day, Martin


The sitting MP Michael Connarty 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.

Michael Connarty’s record on key votes:

On abortion has voted:

3 times with the pro-life lobby

Once has either been absent or abstained

6 times with the anti-life lobby

On protection of the human embryo has voted:

4 times with the pro-life lobby

5 times has either been absent or abstained

8 times with the anti-life lobby

On euthanasia has voted:

Once with the pro-life lobby

7 times has either been absent or abstained

Twice 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

Michael Connarty signed Early Day Motions on the following subjects:

125 (2014)

which called for funding for abortion services for all women and girls impregnated by rape.

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.

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.

2837 (2012)

which expressed concern over abortions on the grounds of gender.

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