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How MPs vote on abortion, 1979-1988

How MPs vote on abortion, 1979-1988

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Published by Birth Control Campaign, National Abortion Campaign in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Previous ed., 1982.

Statement[compiled] by Cerys Williams and Leonara Lloyd.
ContributionsWilliams, Cerys., Lloyd, Leonora., Birth Control Campaign., National Abortion Campaign.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16533580M

  TheyWorkForYou is a website which makes it easy to keep track of your local MP's activities. Only a few days to go: We’re raising £25, to keep TheyWorkForYou running and make sure people across the UK can hold their elected representatives to account. Sarah Ewart: 'Weight lifted off my shoulders' after MPs vote to make abortion lawful Campaigners Sarah Ewart (left) and Grainne Teggart watching a House of Commons vote for legislation which will.

  Tory ministers pile pressure on Theresa May over Northern Ireland abortion ban A total of 15 Conservative MPs vote in support of a bid to decriminalise abortion .   MPs call for Theresa May to permit poll on abortion in Northern Ireland the idea of giving MPs a vote, on the grounds that abortion is a devolved matter .

  Twenty-one percent of Americans would only vote for a candidate who shares their views on abortion, by one percentage point the highest Gallup has found in 19 years. Pro-life Americans remain more likely to hold this : Rebecca Riffkin. MPs have voted in favour of scraping Northern Ireland's abortion laws. T he first reading of the Abortion Bill was passed by to , majority 85 in the Commons on Tuesday. Six of the DUP MPs.


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The Abortion Legislation Bill passed on Wednesday by 68 votes to 51, a margin much narrower than in the first and second : Derek Cheng. Members of Parliament tonight voted overwhelmingly in favour of the Abortion Legislation Bill, with MPs from both sides of the political aisle making emotional speeches.

The bill passed its first. MPs have voted to liberalise access to abortion and allow same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland. The House of Commons debate ended with significant.

Unfortunately the result on the vote on 23 February was against the amendment. From our initial analysis this outcome appears to have been heavily influenced by a Labour party whip, which is very disappointing given this is a conscience issue.

We will be publishing further commentary on the outcome shortly. We encourage everyone to [ ]. Only eight out of seventeen MPs have declared they will vote in favour of the Abortion Act as it stands in next year’s referendum.

The Abortion Legislation Bill has passed its third reading in Parliament, meaning the procedure will now be removed from the Crimes Act. The bill passed on Wednesday evening 68 votes to 51 - a much narrower margin than at the second reading. After proposals to reduce the limit to 12, 16 and 20 weeks were defeated, a final attempt to lower it to 22 weeks was defeated by toa majority of The first reading of the Abortion reform bill passed with 94 MPs in favour and 23 against How Members of Parliament voted in the first reading of the Abortion Legislation Bill - NZ Herald New.

MPs have backed a bill by votes in favour, versus against. The bill, which was introduced as a Ten-Minute rule bill, will now go MPs vote to. Earlier editions of Votes and Proceedings are available in corrected form as the House of Commons Journal.

House of Commons Journal; In addition, House of Commons Journals volumes 1 to 12 (from years to ) and volume 85 (for ) are hosted on British history online. MPs vote to make sex selection abortion illegal MPs vote to 1 for a motion brought forward by a cross-party alliance in an effort to end uncertainty over the law.

ACT leader David Seymour's proposal was voted for in two parts - the first, to have the definition of Safe Zones removed from the bill, was narrowly voted down 59 votes to   IT TOOK just 50 people to change forever the lives of hundreds of thousands of Australian women, when Queensland MPs voted to scrap laws making abortion illegal on Wednesday night.

How our MPs plan to vote on the abortion bill "The NSW Greens are per cent pro-choice and I am pleased to be joining with pro-choice MPs from across the political spectrum to co-sponsor.

Members of the House of Commons yesterday voted by to in favour of a Ten Minute Rule bill brought by Diana Johnson MP, to decriminalise abortion in England and Wales. Currently women across the UK can be sent to jail for having an abortion without the permission of two doctors, even if she does so within the first 24 weeks of pregnancy.

SNP MPs joined a group of pro-life MPs last night to call for the devolution of abortion to Holyrood despite concerns raised by 13 Scottish women’s and human rights : DAVID MADDOX. On Tuesday, MPs voted to repeal the law via a separate backbench bill. The free vote on a minute rule bill, put forward by Labour’s Diana Johnson, passed by votes.

MPs have voted in favour of introducing a bill on decriminalising abortion and extending the right to abortion to Northern Ireland under a Minute Rule motion introduced by Diana Johnson. The bill will have a second reading next month but is unlikely to become law without government support.

The vote was in favour against opposed. Anti-abortion group says 45 now-elected Conservative MPs would vote to restrict abortion access — here’s why pro-choice experts are concerned By.

In a confused vote in Parliament, MPs have done away with all sections of the Abortion Legislation Bill that would have made legally protected 'safe areas' possible outside clinics. Thanks to campaigning efforts, MPs will now be voting on Northern Ireland's abortion legislation on Tuesday, July 9.

The vote is being led by Labour MP Stella Creasy. Labor's proposed legislation to decriminalise abortion in Queensland could play a key role in deciding the fate of MPs at the next state election, according to a new Galaxy : Toby Crockford.SNP MPs to vote on legalising same-sex marriage and abortion in Northern Ireland Tuesday, J - PM SNP MPs will be given a free vote on the issues of abortion reform and equal.