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Suffolk Coastal

General Election 2015

Candidates

Coffey, Therese

Conservative

Whiting, Russell

Labour

Smith-Lyte, Rachael

Green

Sandbach, James

Lib Dem

Pitcher, Daryll

UKIP

The sitting MP Therese Coffey 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.

Therese Coffey’s record on key votes:

On abortion has voted:

Twice with the pro-life lobby

Once has either been absent or abstained

Never with the anti-life lobby

On protection of the human embryo has voted:

Once with the pro-life lobby

Never has either been absent or abstained

Never with the anti-life lobby

On euthanasia has voted:

Never with the pro-life lobby

Never has either been absent or abstained

Never with the not pro-life lobby

On ‘same-sex marriage’ has voted:

4 times with the lobby defending traditional marriage

3 times has either been absent or abstained

Once with the lobby redefining marriage in law

Therese Coffey signed Early Day Motions on the following subjects:

834 (2010)

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

1165 (2010)

which called for greater decentralisation of SRE and more consultation with parents.

1329 (2011)

which called for more vaccinations for preventable illnesses for children.

1622 (2011)

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

2081 (2011)

which supported conscientious objection for those with religious belief.

2220 (2011)

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

2780 (2012)

which rejected the need for further legislation on assisted suicide.

2835 (2012)

called on the government to reject infanticide.

 

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