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Business of the House (10 April 2014)

Angela Eagle: ...that the Prime Minister’s judgment is being openly called into question. The number of women in the Cabinet is now at its lowest since the Tories were last in government. We have a Minister for Women who did not vote for same-sex marriage, and we have a Department for Women and Equalities that does not appear to exist any more. Perhaps they should just come clean and rename it the...

Written Answers — Women and Equalities: LGBT People (10 April 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Simon Kirby: To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities when she plans to bring forward legislative proposals to enable LGBT people in civil partnerships to convert these to marriages as defined in the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013; and if she will make a statement.

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Clause 11 — Tax relief for married couples and civil partners (9 April 2014) See 3 other results from this debate

Alison Seabeck: Does my hon. Friend share my concern that the new Financial Secretary to the Treasury and Minister for Women voted against same-sex marriage, and therefore takes a slightly ambiguous position on the matter?

LGBT Rights (Uganda) (2 April 2014) See 4 other results from this debate

Hugo Swire: ...is not in her place, raised the issue of the Commonwealth. Speaking as the Minister for the Commonwealth, I am deeply concerned that over 40 of the 53 countries in the Commonwealth continue to criminalise homosexuality, despite signing up to the Commonwealth charter, which, as my right hon. Friend the Member for Arundel and South Downs said, includes language opposing “all forms of...

Business of the House (27 March 2014)

Andrew Lansley: ...voted against measures that would cut energy costs for energy-intensive industries, including in some of the areas that Labour Members represent where jobs depend on the competitiveness of manufacturing. Those same measures will help in the long term to reduce energy bills for consumers in this country. The Wales Bill will have its Second Reading next week, and I will announce when its...

Oral Answers to Questions — Church Commissioners: Same-sex Marriage (Priests) (27 March 2014)

Same-sex Marriage (Priests)

Pensions Bill (Programme) (No. 3): Clause 24 — Abolition of contracting-out for salary related schemes etc (17 March 2014)

Steve Webb: ...to make it clear that funds for paying the single-tier pension are provided by national insurance contributions, and that references to “benefit” include the single-tier pension. Lords amendment 23 repeals redundant provisions in the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013, while Lords amendment 24 removes a redundant reference in legislation to the contracting-out compliance...

[Hugh Bayley in the Chair] — Backbench Business — Commonwealth Day (13 March 2014)

Kerry McCarthy: ..., equality and human rights within the Commonwealth. There is progress to be made across a range of areas, including gender equality—which was mentioned by the right hon. Member for Gordon (Sir Malcolm Bruce)—sexual violence and the death penalty. At 10 pm British time tonight, 6 am on Friday in Malaysia, a Nigerian national with schizophrenia is due to be executed for a...

Written Ministerial Statements — Cabinet Office: Ministerial Pensions (12 March 2014)

Francis Maude: ...for the setting of pension provision for MPs is the responsibility of the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority. The amendment scheme will also make provision that members who are part of a same sex marriage will be treated in the same way as members who are part of civil partnerships, in line with the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013 and the arrangements for same sex marriage...

Women: Contribution to Economic Life — Motion to Take Note (6 March 2014)

Baroness Northover: ...and transport. This movement into the workplace by women saw a far more fundamental change. Women began to expect more from life and society. They began to question the status quo. They asked why they could not do the same jobs or have the same education as men. However, gaining that greater equality has been a long, slow process and we are not there yet. Women’s lives have of course...

Deferred Divisions: Judgments (5 March 2014)

That the draft Marriage (Same Sex Couples) (Jurisdiction and Recognition of Judgments) Regulations 2014, which were laid before this House on 23 January, be approved. The House divided: Ayes 360, Noes 104.

Deferred Divisions: Registration of Births, deaths and marriages etc (5 March 2014)

That the draft Marriage of Same Sex couples (Registration of Shared Buildings) Regulations 2014, which were laid before this House on 23 January, be approved. The House divided: Ayes 363, Noes 100.

Deferred Divisions: Registration of births, deaths and marriages etc (5 March 2014)

That the draft Marriage of Same Sex Couples (Use of Armed Forces’ Chapels) Regulations 2014, which were laid before this House on 23 January, be approved. The House divided: Ayes 366, Noes 103.

Deferred Divisions: Marriage (5 March 2014)

That the draft Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013 (Consequential and Contrary Provisions and Scotland) Order 2014, which was laid before this House on 23 January, be approved. The House divided: Ayes 365, Noes 103.

Business without Debate: Francis Report (5 March 2014)

Lindsay Hoyle: I now have to announce the result of Divisions deferred from a previous day. On the motion relating to the draft Marriage (Same Sex Couples) (Jurisdiction and Recognition of Judgments) Regulations 2014, the Ayes were 360 and the Noes were 104, so the Question was agreed to. On the motion relating to the draft Marriage of Same Sex Couples (Registration of Shared Buildings) Regulations 2014,...

Written Answers — Justice: Gender Recognition (28 February 2014)

Simon Hughes: ...Government has no plans to review the Gender Recognition Act 2004. There is no spousal veto currently in the 2004 Act and there will be no spousal veto when the gender recognition provisions of the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013 are implemented. All applicants for gender recognition will, as now, be able to obtain their legal gender change regardless of their spouse's views. Under...

Written Answers — Women and Equalities: Gender Recognition (28 February 2014)

Helen Grant: ...have been introduced since May 2010 which promote equal opportunities for transgender people. These include: the Equality Act 2010, which provides explicit protection from discrimination for transsexual people; and protection for the wider transgender community where discrimination is based on perception; the Gender Recognition (Approved Countries and Territories) Order 2011—the...

Consular Marriages and Marriages under Foreign Law Order 2014 — Motions to Approve (27 February 2014) See 7 other results from this debate

Baroness Northover: ...has said, what a joy it was to wear the pink carnations of the noble Lord, Lord Alli, and to go outside and be serenaded by the London Gay Men’s Chorus. It really was a tremendous joy. Extending marriage to same-sex couples is about righting a historical unfairness. The principles and arguments for doing this have already been fully debated and supported by both Houses and the Act is...

Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013 (Consequential and Contrary Provisions and Scotland) Order 2014 (27 February 2014)

Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013 (Consequential and Contrary Provisions and Scotland) Order 2014

Marriage (Same Sex Couples) (Jurisdiction and Recognition of Judgments) Regulations 2014 (27 February 2014)

Marriage (Same Sex Couples) (Jurisdiction and Recognition of Judgments) Regulations 2014

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