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General Election 2015

Candidates

George, Andrew

Lib Dem

Thomas, Derek

Conservative

Olivier, Cornelius

Labour

Calderwood, Graham

UKIP

Andrewes, Tim

Green

The sitting MP Andrew George 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.

Andrew George’s record on key votes:

On abortion has voted:

Once with the pro-life lobby

Once has either been absent or abstained

8 times with the anti-life lobby

On protection of the human embryo has voted:

Once with the pro-life lobby

Twice has either been absent or abstained

13 times with the anti-life lobby

On euthanasia has voted:

3 times with the pro-life lobby

4 times has either been absent or abstained

3 times 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

Andrew George signed Early Day Motions on the following subjects:

612 (2014)

which called for buffer zones around abortion clinics.

125 (2014)

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

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.

487 (2013)

which condemned Russian legislation opposing the promotion of LGBT relationships.

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.

978 (2014)

which expressed concern about gender selection abortions.

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.

1732 (2008)

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

2074 (2011)

which expressed concern over Foetal Alcohol Syndrome.

2820 (2006)

which opposed limiting access to contraception.

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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