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Walsall South

General Election 2015

Candidates

Vaz, Valerie

Labour

Turner, Kenneth

UKIP

Arnold, Sue

Conservative

Fletcher, Charlotte

Green

The sitting MP Valerie Vaz 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.

Valerie Vaz’s record on key votes:

On abortion has voted:

Never with the pro-life lobby

Once has either been absent or abstained

Twice with the anti-life lobby

On protection of the human embryo has voted:

Never with the pro-life lobby

Once 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:

Never with the lobby defending traditional marriage

Once has either been absent or abstained

7 times with the lobby redefining marriage in law

Valerie Vaz signed Early Day Motions on the following subjects:

735 (2015)

which objected to ‘anti-abortion activists’ outside abortion clinics.

504 (2014)

which expressed concern about ‘anti-abortion’ activity outside abortion clinics.

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.

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.

936 (2013)

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

1060 (2013)

which applauded Harold Wilson for presiding over the legalising of abortion.

1136 (2010)

which lauded Robert Edwards, promoter of lethal test-tube baby technique.

1290 (2011)

which applauded the work of the HFEA with misleading statements about its work.

2074 (2011)

which expressed concern over Foetal Alcohol Syndrome.

2780 (2012)

which rejected the need for further legislation on assisted suicide.


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