SAME SEX MARRIAGE
22 May 2013
“This bill will make a lot of people’s lives much better” Diane Abbott Hansard 21 May 2013 column 1167
The Commons passed the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill yesterday by 366 votes to 161 on third reading (Hansard 21 May 2013 column 1169). It now goes to the Lords. Details of the bill are here.
An injustice is on the way to being righted.
This is a summary of Hansard’s record of how Cornwall MP votes at second and third readings of the bill.
Second reading 5 February 2013 (Hansard division 151 column 231)
Voted for: Andrew George, Stephen Gilbert, Sarah Newton, Dan Rogerson
No vote recorded: George Eustice, Sheryll Murray
Third reading 21 May 2013 (Hansard division 11 column 1169)
Voted for: Andrew George, Stephen Gilbert, Dan Rogerson
No vote recorded: George Eustice, Sheryll Murray, Sarah Newton
Sarah Newton has confirmed she abstained at third reading: read here.