Monthly Archives: September 2011


Dorries defeated

To be honest, the result wasn’t surprising given the strength of feeling on the matter, which I mentioned in my previous blog post. Nadine Dorries‘s amendment about abortion counselling failed at the voting stage, with 118 Ayes and 368 Noes. It was a crushing defeat that came after some spirited and controversial debate. Some people […]


The Dorries Amendments 1

Nadine Dorries is a Conservative MP with a distinct set of views on a range of matters. Most recently, she tabled a set of amendments to the Health and Social Care Bill that have a focus on abortion. This follows on from an Early Day Motion sposored by Therese Coffey (and supported by Dorries). Many […]