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Recall of MPs Bill: Registration of Births, Deaths and Marriages, etc. (24 November 2014)

That the draft Marriage of Same Sex Couples (Conversion of Civil Partnership) Regulations 2014, which were laid before this House on 15 October, be approved.

Recall of MPs Bill: Marriage (24 November 2014)

That the draft Consular Marriages and Marriages under Foreign Law (No. 2) Order 2014, which was laid before this House on 24 October, be approved. That the draft Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013 (Consequential and Contrary Provisions and Scotland) and Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Act 2014 (Consequential Provisions) Order 2014, which was laid before this House on 15 October,...

Recall of MPs Bill: New Clause 2 — Recall condition: method of petitioning an election court (24 November 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Angela Watkinson: ...reason” could comprise such a wide spectrum as to invite frivolous petitions and could include, for example, disapproval of an MP’s political or religious views on controversial subjects such as: a Member’s sexual orientation, entering a same-sex marriage, capital punishment, euthanasia, abortion, smoking, hunting, alcohol, drugs, gambling and local planning matters. We...

Divorce (Financial Provision) Bill [HL]: Committee (21 November 2014) See 4 other results from this debate

Baroness Deech: My Lords, it might surprise the noble Lord, Lord Cormack, to know that I am absolutely with him on the importance of marriage. I have spent much of my academic career writing about it in an atmosphere where I was almost a lone voice. I am with him all the way. I wish there was more we could do about it without being accused of claiming the moral high ground and so forth. Nevertheless, I have...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education (21 November 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Kevin Brennan: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what recent representations she has received on the teaching of British values as they relate to same sex marriage and relationships; and if she will make a statement.

UN Convention on the Rights of the Child: Digital Impact — Motion to Take Note (20 November 2014)

Lord Farmer: ...have to be tech-savvy for their own and for the country’s economic competitiveness. But as we have heard today, safeguards are essential because children are breathtakingly vulnerable to the commercialisation and sexualisation of society. Not only are they imbibing values from strangers and learning about relationships from soap storylines and soft porn—or worse—they are...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (19 November 2014)

Crispin Blunt: Thank you for calling me, Mr Speaker—I had not spotted the opportunity. The Prime Minister will know that the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013 was built on the twin pillars of equality and support for marriage. Will he now put a rocket under the Ministry of Justice to ensure that, under this Administration, we can deliver the same rights for those who want to celebrate their...

Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013 (Consequential and Contrary Provisions and Scotland) and Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Act 2014 (Consequential Provisions) Order 2014 (18 November 2014)

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

Marriage of Same Sex Couples (Conversion of Civil Partnership) Regulations 2014: Motion to Approve (18 November 2014) See 4 other results from this debate

Lord Jenkin of Roding: My Lords, I too support these regulations. Perhaps I might just respond to the noble Lord, Lord Paddick, by reminding him that there was only one party that actually included same-sex marriage in its manifesto. That was the Conservative Party. The Conservative Party was the only one to promise the original Act in its manifesto. Having said that, I too rejoice that this now has complete...

Marriage of Same Sex Couples (Conversion of Civil Partnership) Regulations 2014 (18 November 2014)

Marriage of Same Sex Couples (Conversion of Civil Partnership) Regulations 2014

Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Humanist Marriages (11 November 2014) See 3 other results from this debate

Simon Hughes: As the hon. Lady will know, this Government are the first ever to have addressed the question of humanist weddings in England and Wales. Following the passage of the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013, the Government are honouring their commitment to hold a review. That review finished in September, and more than 1,900 people responded. We will honour our commitment to produce a report...

Previous Business – Commons: General Committee (10 November 2014)

First Delegated Legislation Committee: Draft Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013 (Consequential and Contrary Provisions and Scotland) and Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Act 2014 (Consequential Provisions) Order 2014, the Draft Marriage of Same Sex Couples (Conversion of Civil Partnership) Regulations 2014 and the Draft Consular Marriages and Marriages under Foreign Law (No. 2).... 4:30 pm; Room 9, Palace of Westminster

Assisted Dying Bill [HL]: Committee (1st Day) (7 November 2014)

Lord Deben: ...applied. I hope that the noble Baroness who intervened earlier will accept that there are many of us who do not approach this from a prejudiced or religious point of view. As somebody who fought very hard for same-sex marriage, I can hardly be accused of always taking the view of the church to which I belong. I take this view after 40 years as a Member of Parliament or candidate. I have...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Church Schools (5 November 2014)

Lord Nash: ...are not altered by the changes to the standards. The changes do not fetter the views of individual teachers or censor the discussion of relevant matters. A teacher who, for instance, disagrees with same-sex marriage because of their Christian faith will not be prevented from expressing that view by these changes. Since the changes make no difference to schools’ existing legal...

Social Action, Responsibility and Heroism Bill: Second Reading (4 November 2014)

Lord Lloyd of Berwick: .... In any event, such a view is contradicted by history. There have in fact been four recent amendments in the past seven years. The most recent example is the amendment of the noble Lord, Lord Dear, to the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013. That amendment did not succeed but there was not the slightest hint that it was inappropriate to have approached the matter in that way. Secondly,...

Public Bill Committee: Pension Schemes Bill: New Clause 1 - Extension to Scotland of certain provisions about marriage of same sex couples (4 November 2014)

New Clause 1 - Extension to Scotland of certain provisions about marriage of same sex couples

Public Bill Committee: Pension Schemes Bill: Clause 43 - Extent (30 October 2014) See 2 other results from this clause

Steve Webb: I beg to move amendment 2, in clause 43, page 17, line 5, at end insert— ‘( ) Section (Extension to Scotland of certain provisions about the marriage of same sex couples) extends to Scotland only.”

Bill Presented: Blood Donation (Equality) (22 October 2014)

Michael Fabricant: I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to allow donation of blood by all male donors on the same basis; and for connected purposes. Sometimes, Mr Speaker, you just know when something is wrong; when something does not make sense; when something is not fair. How can it be logical that a straight, promiscuous man who might have different partners every night of the year can...

Bill Presented — General Practitioner Surgeries (Rural Areas) Bill: Recall of MPs Bill (21 October 2014) See 3 other results from this debate

Conor Burns: ...believe that we have a mandate to restore the bond of trust between this place and the electorate, and we have tried to achieve that through everything that we have done and said in our constituencies. We hear that we are all the same and that the political class is useless, but all hon. Members must be visited in their surgeries almost every week by people in abject despair, and because...

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