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Oldham West and Royton

General Election 2015

Candidates

Meacher, Michael

Labour

Harkness, Garth

Lib Dem

Ghafoor, Kamran

Conservative

Arbour, Francis

UKIP

The sitting MP Michael Meacher 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.

Michael Meacher’s record on key votes:

On abortion has voted:

Once with the pro-life lobby

20 times has either been absent or abstained

22 times with the anti-life lobby

On protection of the human embryo has voted:

Once with the pro-life lobby

10 times has either been absent or abstained

14 times with the anti-life lobby

On euthanasia has voted:

Never with the pro-life lobby

7 times has either been absent or abstained

3 times with the not pro-life lobby

On ‘same-sex marriage’ has voted:

Never with the lobby defending traditional marriage

3 times has either been absent or abstained

5 times with the lobby redefining marriage in law

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