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Defending life from the moment of conception

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Newport West

General Election 2015


Flynn, Paul


Townsend, Ed

Lib Dem

Webb, Nick


Bartolotti, Pippa


Coopey, Simon

Plaid Cymru

Norrie, Gordon


The sitting MP Paul Flynn 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.

Paul Flynn’s record on key votes:

On abortion has voted:

4 times with the pro-life lobby

Twice has either been absent or abstained

23 times 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

21 times with the anti-life lobby

On euthanasia has voted:

Never with the pro-life lobby

3 times has either been absent or abstained

7 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

Paul Flynn signed Early Day Motions on the following subjects:

504 (2014)

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

125 (2014)

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

219 (2013)

which called for a ban on therapists helping under-18s avoid homosexuality.

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.

443 (2010)

which supported the United Nations Population Fund and called for more family planning.

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.

875 (2013)

which expressed concern about strains of antibiotic resistant STIs.

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.

2081 (2011)

which supported conscientious objection for those with religious belief.

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