Mick Whitley

Labour MP for Birkenhead

Access to Abortion

There have been votes in Parliament on access to abortion .

Mick Whitley consistently voted for fewer obstacles for access to abortion

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Major votes

  • On 7 Mar 2023: Mick Whitley voted rejecting an exemption to "buffer zone" around abortion providers for silent prayer or consensual communication in a public place Show vote
  • On 18 Oct 2022: Mick Whitley 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: Mick Whitley was absent for a vote on Health and Care Bill — After Clause 148 — Permitted Locations for Abortion Treatment Show vote
  • On 27 Apr 2021: Mick Whitley 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: Mick Whitley voted to restrict demonstrations in the vicinity of abortion clinics. Show vote
  • On 17 Jun 2020: Mick Whitley voted to continue to permit abortions in Northern Ireland where they are carried out in circumstances set out in regulations. Show vote

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