Policy #826: "Homosexuality — Equal rights"

This is the votes by vote definition of Public Whip policy #826: "Homosexuality - Equal rights". You may want to read an introduction to policies, or read more about Public Whip.

Someone who believes that gays and lesbians should have the same rights as heterosexuals, including an equal age of consent and the right to adopt; that same-sex couples should be provided partnership rights equivalent to those of married heterosexual couples; and that discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation should be made illegal would have voted like this...

HouseDateSubjectPolicy vote
Commons22 Jun 1998Crime and Disorder Bill — Reduction of Age of Consent for Homosexual Acts to 16 Majority (strong)
Commons25 Jan 1999Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill — Second Reading Majority
Commons10 Feb 1999Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill — Clause 1 — Age of Consent for Homosexual Acts Majority
Commons1 Mar 1999Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill — Third Reading Majority
Scotland19 Jan 2000[S1M-430.1 (Amendment)] Decision Time Majority
Scotland19 Jan 2000[S1M-430] Decision Time Majority
Lords7 Feb 2000Local Government Bill, repeal of section 28 minority
Commons10 Feb 2000Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill Majority
Commons5 Jul 2000Local Government Bill [Lords] - Prohibition on promotion of homosexuality: bullying Majority
Lords13 Nov 2000Sodomy: Scotland minority
Commons24 Oct 2001Relationships (Civil Registration) Majority
Commons29 Oct 2001Adoption and Children Bill (Programme) — Consideration and Third Reading Majority
Commons16 May 2002Adoption and Children Bill — [2nd Allotted Day] — Applications for adoption Majority
Commons20 May 2002Adoption and Children Bill — [3rd Allotted Day] — Clause 131 — General interpretation, etc. Majority
Lords16 Oct 2002Adoption and Children Bill — adoption only by married couples — accepted minority
Commons4 Nov 2002Adoption and Children Bill — Suitability Of Adopters Majority (strong)
Lords5 Nov 2002Lords Amendment Majority
Commons10 Mar 2003Local Government Bill — New Clause 11 — Repeal of Section 2A of Local Government Act 1986 Majority
Commons10 Mar 2003Local Government Bill — Maintain Prohibition on Promotion of Homosexuality (Section 28) Majority (strong)
Lords10 Jul 2003Local Government Bill, timescale conditions on repeal of section 28 Majority
Commons25 May 2004Gender Recognition Bill — Allow Marriages to Remain Valid If They Become a Same Sex Marriage minority (strong)
Commons12 Oct 2004Civil Partnership Bill [Lords] Majority (strong)
Commons9 Nov 2004Categories of civil partners other than same sex couples Majority
Commons9 Nov 2004Civil Partnerships Bill [Lords] — Third Reading Majority
Scotland7 Dec 2006Adoption and Children (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 — Section 31 — Adoption by certain couples Majority
Scotland7 Dec 2006Adoption and Children (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 — Section 31 — Adoption by certain couples Majority
Scotland7 Dec 2006Adoption and Children (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 — Section 31 — Adoption by certain couples Majority
Lords9 Jan 2007Equality Act (Sexual Orientation) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2006 Majority
Commons19 Mar 2007Equality Act (Sexual Orientation) Regulations Majority (strong)
Lords21 Mar 2007Equality Act (Sexual Orientation) Regulations 2007 Majority (strong)
Lords21 Jan 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [HL] — need for a father Majority
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Fertility treatment requires father and mother — rejected Majority
Commons20 May 2008Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Fertility treatment requires male role model — rejected Majority
Commons5 Feb 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — Second Reading Majority (strong)
Commons5 Feb 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill (Programme) abstain
Commons5 Feb 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill (Money) Majority
Commons5 Feb 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — (Carry-over) Majority
Commons21 May 2013Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — Third Reading Majority (strong)
Commons5 Mar 2014Same Sex Marriage — Enabling Courts to Deal with Divorce or Annulment Proceedings Majority (strong)
Commons5 Mar 2014Proceedures for Consenting to Registration of Shared Places of Worship for Same Sex Marriage abstain
Commons5 Mar 2014Registration of Armed Forces Chapels for Same Sex Marriages abstain
Commons5 Mar 2014Changes to Laws on Consular Marriage Following Introduction of Same Sex Marriages in Parts of the UK abstain
Commons5 Mar 2014Amendments to Acts of Parliament in Light of the Introduction of Same Sex Marriage in Parts of the UK Majority
Commons5 Mar 2014Make Same Sex Marriage Available to Armed Forces Personnel Outside the United Kingdom Majority (strong)

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