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Luton North

General Election 2015

Candidates

Hopkins, Kelvin

Labour

Russell, Dean

Conservative

White, Allan

UKIP

The sitting MP Kelvin Hopkins 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.

Kelvin Hopkin’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

Twice has either been absent or abstained

14 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

Once has either been absent or abstained

7 times with the lobby redefining marriage in law

Kevin Hopkins signed Early Day Motions on the following subjects:

504 (2014)

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

590 (2014)

which supported legal marriage ceremonies for humanists.

597 (2014)

which called for legal recognition for humanist marriages.

612 (2014)

which called for buffer zones around 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.

250 (2012)

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

402 (2013)

which demanded that UK-funded aid agencies should facilitate abortion.

487 (2013)

which condemned Russian legislation opposing the promotion of LGBT relationships.

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.

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.

1494 (2006)

which supported assisted dying and called for Parliament to consider it again.

2074 (2011)

which expressed concern over Foetal Alcohol Syndrome.

2547 (2011)

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

2820 (2006)

which opposed limiting access to contraception.

2837 (2012)

which expressed concern over abortions on the grounds of gender.

735 (2015)

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


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