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Newcastle upon Tyne North

General Election 2015

Candidates

McKinnell, Catherine

Labour

Bates, Stephen

Conservative

Lower, Anita

Lib Dem

Marron, Tim

UKIP

Whalley, Alison

Green

The sitting MP Catherine McKinnell 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.

Catherine McKinnell’s record on key votes:

On abortion has voted:

Once with the pro-life lobby

Once has either been absent or abstained

Once with the anti-life lobby

On protection of the human embryo has voted:

Never with the pro-life lobby

Once has either been absent or abstained

Never with the anti-life lobby

On euthanasia has voted:

Never with the pro-life lobby

Never has either been absent or abstained

Never with the not pro-life lobby

On ‘same-sex marriage’ has voted:

Once with the lobby defending traditional marriage

Twice has either been absent or abstained

5 times with the lobby redefining marriage in law

Catherine McKinnell signed Early Day Motions on the following subject:

691 (2010)

which called for greater recognition of the loss suffered in stillbirths before 24 weeks.

807 (2010)

which noted the greater risk of underweight babies due to malnutrition of mothers.


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