Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — New Clause 10 — Civil Partnerships for All Couples — 20 May 2013 at 22:00
John Penrose MP, Weston-Super-Mare did not vote.
The majority of MPs voted against making Civil Partnerships available to all couples, rather than just same sex couples.
The proposed new clause for the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill which was rejected in this vote stated:
- (1) Part 1 of the Civil Partnership Act 2004 is amended as follows.
- (2) In section 1, subsection (1), leave out “of the same sex”.’.
-  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 (No)||Minority (Aye)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||136 (+2 tell)||56 (+2 tell)||0||64.3%|