Policy #6: "The Gay Vote"

This is the votes by vote definition of Public Whip policy #6: "The Gay Vote". You may want to read an introduction to policies, or read more about Public Whip.

Someone who believes that Our dream MP is completely committed to equal rights for all, regardless of sexual orientation. They will have voted consistently to equalise the age of consent for all at 16, to allow lesbian and gay couples to jointly adopt and for the repeal of Section 28. They will also have voted for reform of the sexual offences act, but against the amendment making sex in public toilets a specific criminal offence. would have voted like this...

HouseDateSubjectPolicy vote
Commons1 Mar 1999Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill — Third Reading Majority
Commons10 Feb 2000Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill Majority
Commons5 Jul 2000Local Government Bill [Lords] - Prohibition on promotion of homosexuality: bullying Majority
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
Commons4 Nov 2002Adoption and Children Bill — Suitability Of Adopters 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
Commons12 Oct 2004Civil Partnership Bill [Lords] Majority
Commons9 Nov 2004Categories of civil partners other than same sex couples Majority
Commons9 Nov 2004Civil Partnerships Bill [Lords] — Third Reading Majority

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