Scottish National Party (SNP)

Party policies on abortion, assisted suicide and embryo research

Westminster group leader : Angus Robertson – click here to view voting record and intentions on life issues.
Website:
 www.snp.org
2017 general election party manifesto: Yet to be published

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Party policies

Abortion 

Specific party policy on this issue:

Please note that as abortion is a devolved issue, SNP candidates have not usually voted on this issue at Westminster since devolution of this power to Holyrood.

We have also contacted the party to ask them if they have any policies that are not published in their manifesto or on their website that relate to this issue. This party has not come back to us yet with details – please click here to contact them to ask them for their position and let us know if you hear back from them so we can list details here.

Does the party allow for individual MPs to vote according to their conscience on this area?

On recent votes on this issue the party has allowed their MPs to vote according to their conscience.

We have contacted the party to establish whether it is party policy to allow MPs to vote according to their conscience on future votes in this area. This party has not come back to us yet with details – please click here to contact them to ask them for their position and let us know if you hear back from them so we can list details here.

Assisted suicide

Specific party policy on this issue:

Please note that as this a devolved issue, SNP candidates have not usually voted on this issue at Westminster since devolution of this power to Holyrood.

We have contacted the party to ask them if they have any policies that are not published in their manifesto or website that relate to this issue. This party has not come back to us yet with details – please click here to contact them to ask them for their position and let us know if you hear back from them so we can list details here.

Does the party allow for individual MPs to vote according to their conscience on this area?

On recent votes on this issue the party has allowed their MPs to vote according to their conscience.

We have contacted the party to establish whether it is party policy to allow this on future votes in this area. This party has not come back to us yet with details – please click here to contact them to ask them for their position and let us know if you hear back from them so we can list details here.

Embryo research

Specific party policy on this issue:

The party does not appear to have specific policy on this issue.

We have also contacted the party to ask them if they have any policies that are not published in their manifesto or website that relate to this issue. This party has not come back to us yet with details – please click here to contact them to ask them for their position and let us know if you hear back from them so we can list details here.

Does the party allow for individual MPs to vote according to their conscience on this area?

On recent votes on this issue the party has allowed their MPs to vote according to their conscience.

We have contacted the party to establish whether it is party policy to allow this on future votes in this area. This party has not come back to us yet with details – please click here to contact them to ask them for their position and let us know if you hear back from them so we can list details here.