Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill (Money) — 5 Feb 2013 at 18:52

The majority of MPs voted in favour of allowing same sex couples to marry.

MPs were technically voting to approve spending arising as a result of the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill[1].

The text of the approved motion was:

  • That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill, it is expedient to authorise—
  • (1) the payment out of money provided by Parliament of—
  • (a) any expenditure incurred under or by virtue of the Act by a person holding office under Her Majesty or by a government department, and
  • (b) any increase attributable to the Act in the sums payable under any other Act out of money so provided, and
  • (2) the payment out of the Consolidated Fund of any increase attributable to the Act in the sums payable under any other Act out of that Fund


Debate in Parliament | Source |

Party Summary

Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.

What is Tell? '+1 tell' means that in addition one member of that party was a teller for that division lobby.

What are Boths? An MP can vote both aye and no in the same division. The boths page explains this.

What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.

PartyMajority (Aye)Minority (No)BothTurnout
Alliance1 00100.0%
Con215 (+1 tell) 24 (+2 tell)079.3%
DUP0 80100.0%
Green1 00100.0%
Independent0 10100.0%
Lab217 1084.5%
LDem43 (+1 tell) 0078.6%
PC3 00100.0%
SDLP1 0033.3%
Total:481 34081.6%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

MPs for which their vote in this division differed from the majority vote of their party. You can see all votes in this division, or every eligible MP who could have voted in this division

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Andrew BinghamHigh PeakConno
Bob BlackmanHarrow EastCon (front bench)no
Peter BoneWellingboroughCon (front bench)tellno
Fiona BruceCongletonCon (front bench)no
William CashStoneCon (front bench)no
Christopher ChopeChristchurchCon (front bench)no
Philip DaviesShipleyCon (front bench)no
David DavisHaltemprice and HowdenConno
Nadine DorriesMid BedfordshireCon (front bench)no
Richard DraxSouth DorsetCon (front bench)no
James GrayNorth WiltshireCon (front bench)no
Philip HolloboneKetteringCon (front bench)tellno
Gerald HowarthAldershotConno
Stewart JacksonPeterboroughCon (front bench)no
Edward LeighGainsboroughCon (front bench)no
Karl McCartneyLincolnCon (front bench)no
Stephen McPartlandStevenageConno
David NuttallBury NorthCon (front bench)no
Matthew OffordHendonCon (front bench)no
Jacob Rees-MoggNorth East SomersetCon (front bench)no
Simon ReevellDewsburyCon (front bench)no
John StevensonCarlisleCon (front bench)no
Bob StewartBeckenhamCon (front bench)no
Martin VickersCleethorpesCon (front bench)no
Craig WhittakerCalder ValleyCon (front bench)no
John WhittingdaleMaldonCon (front bench)no
Mary GlindonNorth TynesideLab (minister)no

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