Squeezing Out Pro-Lifers
It works like this. The Labour Party imposes an All-Women Shortlist (usually in a safe seat). Said woman candidate needs funds to campaign and there exists an organisation that exists to provide such funds, Emily's List. As they explain, however, there are strings attached:
Who can apply?Any woman member of the Labour Party who is seeking selection as a candidate for the Scottish Parliament, the Welsh Assembly, the
European Parliament and Westminster may apply for an EMILY Grant. Applications must fulfil Labour Party criteria; support the programme and values of the Party and be pro-choice.