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General Election 2015

Candidates

Pugh, John

Lib Dem

Moore, Damien

Conservative

Savage, Liz

Labour

Durrance, Terry

UKIP

The sitting MP John Pugh 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.

John Pugh’s record on key votes:

On abortion has voted:

8 times with the pro-life lobby

Twice has either been absent or abstained

Never with the anti-life lobby

On protection of the human embryo has voted:

11 times with the pro-life lobby

3 times has either been absent or abstained

Never with the anti-life lobby

On euthanasia has voted:

4 times with the pro-life lobby

3 times has either been absent or abstained

Never with the not pro-life lobby

On ‘same-sex marriage’ has voted:

6 times with the lobby defending traditional marriage

Twice has either been absent or abstained

Never with the lobby redefining marriage in law

John Pugh signed Early Day Motions on the following subjects:

590 (2014)

which supported legal marriage ceremonies for humanists.

172 (2012)

which expressed support for hospice care across the UK.

293 (2012)

which called for no further attempts to relax the law on euthanasia or assisted suicide.

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.

834 (2010)

which called for mental health assessments for women presenting for abortions.

869 (2010)

which opposed changes to the law on assisted suicide and voluntary euthanasia.

936 (2013)

which called for the sex of unborn babies to be recorded to monitor abortions for gender.

1329 (2011)

which called for more vaccinations for preventable illnesses for children.

1494A1 (2006)

which opposed euthanasia.

1622 (2011)

which called for a NICE consultation on abortion instead of the RCOG’s reports.

1732 (2008)

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

2074 (2011)

which expressed concern over Foetal Alcohol Syndrome.

2220 (2011)

which welcomed the San Jose Articles on the Status of the Unborn Child.

2237 (2011)

which criticised inaccurate UN reporting of abortion worldwide.

2485 (2006)

which opposed legalised euthanasia and assisted suicide.

2837 (2012)

which expressed concern over abortions on the grounds of gender.

 

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