Posts from June 2013

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Peers told MP’s career threatened over marriage vote

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MPs are urging Peers to oppose gay marriage, saying threats were made to force MPs to vote in favour of the proposals in the House of Commons. In a letter signed by 15 MPs, including former children’s minister Tim Loughton and former defence minister Sir Gerald Howarth, Peers were told of the “varying degrees of […]

Lords’ same-sex marriage vote moved to 4th June

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The Lords’ vote on the same-sex marriage Bill has been moved by the Government from Monday 3 June to Tuesday 4 June. The timing has been changed because the Government feared it could lose a vote on the first day back after recess. The debate will still start on Monday, and continue into Tuesday with a […]