MPs who voted to reduce abortion limit from 24 weeks

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The majority of MPs voted against adding a new paragraph to the May 2008 Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill to change the time limit for the legal termination of pregnancy from 24 weeks to 12, 16, 20 and 22 weeks. The bills were rejected.

The 24 week limit is recorded in the Abortion Act 1967.[2] This limit had most recently been set by the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 1990.

See also MPs who voted to keep abortion limit at 24 weeks

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MPs who voted to reduce the limit to 12 weeks

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Conservative

     

Labour

 

Liberal Democrat

Scottish Nationalist Party

SDLP

DUP

Independent

Additional MPs who voted to reduce the limit to 16 weeks

All of the above MPs who voted to reduce the limit to 12 weeks also voted to reduce the limit to 16 weeks upon the failure of that bill, with the exception of Des Browne.

Below are the additional MPs who voted to reduce the limit to 16 weeks, but had not previously voted on any version of the bill.

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Conservative

Labour

Additional MPs who voted to reduce the limit to 20 weeks

All of the above MPs who voted to reduce the limit to 12 weeks and/or 16 weeks also voted to reduce the limit to 20 weeks upon the failure of those bills.

Below are the additional MPs who voted to reduce the limit to 20 weeks, but had not previously voted on any version of the bill. (Des Browne, who had voted to reduce the limit to 12 weeks but not 16 weeks, returned to vote to reduce the limit to 20 weeks)

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Conservative

(* = Ian Liddell-Grainger voted to reduce the limit to 20 weeks, but in the subsequent vote over 22 weeks, opted to keep the limit at 24 weeks.)

     

Labour

(* = Shahid Malik voted to reduce the limit to 20 weeks, but in the subsequent vote over 22 weeks, opted to keep the limit at 24 weeks.)

     

Liberal Democrat

 

Independent

SNP

UUP

Additional MPs who voted to reduce the limit to 22 weeks

All of the above MPs who voted to reduce the limit to 12, 16 or 20 weeks also voted to reduce the limit to 22 weeks upon the failure of those bills with the exception of Ian Liddell-Grainger and Shahid Malik who voted to reduce the limit to 20 weeks, but in the subsequent vote over 22 weeks, voted to keep the limit at 24 weeks.

Below are the additional MPs who voted to reduce the limit to 22 weeks, but had not previously voted on any version of the bill.

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Conservative

 

Labour

 

Liberal Democrat

 
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