Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — (Carry-over) — 5 Feb 2013 at 18:52
The majority of MPs voted in favour of allowing same sex couples to marry.
MPs were voting on if the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill ought continue in the next Session of Parliament if its consideration was not concluded.
The text of the motion approved by the majority of MPs was:
- That if, at the conclusion of this Session of Parliament, proceedings on the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill have not been completed, they shall be resumed in the next Session.
-  Parliament's webpage on the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill (now the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013)
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.
|Party||Majority (Aye)||Minority (No)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||207 (+1 tell)||29 (+2 tell)||0||78.4%|
|LDem||40 (+1 tell)||0||0||73.2%|