Theresa May

Former Conservative MP for Maidenhead

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Access to Abortion

There have been votes in Parliament on access to abortion .

Theresa May voted a mixture of for and against fewer obstacles for access to abortion

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Major votes

  • On 18 Oct 2022: Theresa May voted introducing areas around abortion clinics and hospitals (buffer zones) where interference with, and intimidation or harassment of, women accessing or people providing abortion services would be an offence. Show vote
  • On 30 Mar 2022: Theresa May voted to permit drug-mediated abortion, up-to ten weeks into a pregnancy, without requiring an in-person consultation with a registered medical practitioner, and to permit the drugs to be taken at home. Show vote
  • On 27 Apr 2021: Theresa May voted in favour of empowering a UK minister to act to ensure legal high-quality abortion and post-abortion care in Northern Ireland and to protect women from harassment by anti-abortion protesters. Show vote
  • On 24 Jun 2020: Theresa May was absent for a vote on Demonstrations (Abortion Clinics) Bill — Leave to Bring In Show vote
  • On 17 Jun 2020: Theresa May was absent for a vote on Abortion (Northern Ireland) (No. 2) Regulations 2020 Show vote
  • On 18 Jul 2019: Theresa May voted to legalise abortion in certain circumstances in Northern Ireland as soon as the act comes into force, to enable two persons who are not of the same sex to be eligible to form a civil partnership in Northern Ireland and make a wide variety of other amendments to the Bill. Show vote
  • On 9 Jul 2019: Theresa May was absent for a vote on Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill — New Clause 10 — International Obligations — Abortion — Sexual and Reproductive Health Show vote
  • On 23 Oct 2018: Theresa May was absent for a vote on Abortion Bill Show vote
  • On 20 May 2008: Theresa May voted yes on Orders of the Day — New Clause 5 — Amendment of the law relating to abortion (No.5) Show vote
  • On 20 May 2008: Theresa May voted yes on Orders of the Day — New Clause 8 — Foetal physical or mental abnormalities: Information and counselling Show vote
  • On 20 May 2008: Theresa May voted yes on Orders of the Day — New Clause 9 — Amendment of the law relating to abortion (No. 7) Show vote
  • On 14 Mar 2007: Theresa May was absent for a vote on Contraception and Abortion (Parental Information) Show vote

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