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Defending life from the moment of conception

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Portsmouth South

General Election 2015


Hancock, Mike


Drummond, Flick


Castillon, Sue


Vernon-Jackson, Gerald

Lib Dem

Harris, Steve


McCulloch, Ian


The sitting MP Mike Hancock 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.

Mike Hancock’s record on key votes:

On abortion has voted:

Once with the pro-life lobby

3 times has either been absent or abstained

6 times with the anti-life lobby

On protection of the human embryo has voted:

9 times with the pro-life lobby

Never has either been absent or abstained

7 times with the anti-life lobby

On euthanasia has voted:

3 times with the pro-life lobby

5 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

4 times has either been absent or abstained

4 times with the lobby redefining marriage in law

Mike Hancock 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.

172 (2012)

which expressed support for hospice care across the UK.

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.

475 (2014)

which called for a recognition of different views on matters relating to sexual activity.

487 (2013)

which condemned Russian legislation opposing the promotion of LGBT relationships.

574 (2010)

which called for more chlamydia screening for young people in England.

691 (2010)

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

744 (2012)

which called for the Irish government to allow abortion where the mother’s life is at risk.

875 (2013)

which expressed concern about strains of antibiotic resistant STIs.

939 (2014)

which condemned compulsory abortion, infanticide and sterilisation in China.

978 (2014)

which expressed concern about gender selection abortions.

1050 (2014)

which expressed concern about gender selection abortions.

1231 (2014)

which expressed concern about the incineration of foetal remains by NHS trusts.

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.

1702 (2011)

which welcomed the Welsh Assembly decision to make the morning-after pill available free.

1732 (2008)

which called for SRE to be made a statutory part of PSHE.

1918 (2011)

which welcomed LIFE’s appointment to the D of H Advisory Group on Sexual Health and HIV.

2074 (2011)

which expressed concern over Foetal Alcohol Syndrome.

2236 (2011)

which criticised inaccurate UN reporting of abortion figures worldwide.

2547 (2011)

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

2820 (2006)

which opposed limiting access to contraception.

2835 (2012)

called on the government to reject infanticide.

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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