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Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Military Bases: Religious Buildings (26 May 2016)

Madeleine Moon: ..., with reference to the Answer of 9 May 2016 to Question 35843, whether chapels owned and administered by the Ministry of Defence are part of the pilot project exploring the registration of civil marriages and partnerships, including same-sex unions.

Queen’s Speech - Debate (3rd Day) (23 May 2016)

Lord Collins of Highbury: ...their own legal and moral obligations. The EU has played a vital role in protecting human rights globally. One significant area for me has been its part in protecting LGBTI rights by implementing anti-discrimination laws, recognising and promoting same-sex marriage, and funding work that fights discrimination. While the Government have spoken up strongly for the rights of lesbian and gay...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: EU Countries: Marriage (10 May 2016)

Lord Kilclooney: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of which of the 27 other EU member states have not legalised same-sex marriage.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Military Bases: Religious Buildings (9 May 2016)

Madeleine Moon: ...Defence, pursuant to the answer of 14 December 2015 to Question 18992, on military bases: religious buildings, what recent steps his Department has taken to fully implement Parliament's sanction of same-sex marriages.

Church Commissioners: Same Sex Marriage: Clergy (5 May 2016)

Same Sex Marriage: Clergy

Business of the House (28 Apr 2016)

Chris Grayling: ...people will hear in words what they want to hear. The one thing that nobody could accuse my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister of is homophobia. The man who brought to this House and saw through same-sex marriage is not somebody who could ever be described as homophobic.

Registration of Births (23 Mar 2016)

Stella Creasy: .... I want to make a simple request to the Government about freedom. Since I became an MP in 2010, we have had many debates about equality, and many of us were proud to support legislation to enable same-sex marriage, but many equality battles remain, and this is one. It is about bringing legislation on the registration of births into the 21st century. Sitting suspended for Divisions in the...

Scottish Parliament: Local Control (22 Mar 2016)

...has made a huge impact in a relatively short time in this place, having been elected in 2011. In that time, he has served as a deputy convener of the Equal Opportunities Committee, where he dealt with the bill on same-sex marriage. In 2014, because he is fast-track young man, he was selected to be the Minister for Local Government and Community Empowerment—a position that he has held...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Civil Partnerships (16 Mar 2016)

Baroness Williams of Trafford: The Noble Lord wrote to me on this topic previously (HL5715). As I previously said: In 2014, after the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013 was passed, the government carried out a review of the operation and future of the Civil Partnership Act 2004, including a thorough public consultation on potential changes to civil partnership. Views were invited on three options: Abolishing, or...

Women: Representation and Empowerment — Motion to Take Note (7 Mar 2016)

Baroness Evans of Bowes Park: ...internationally and at home to keep women safe. Protecting women and girls from violence and supporting victims is a key priority for this Government, as set out by my noble friend Lady Seccombe. Domestic violence occurs across all groups in society, regardless of age, gender, race, religion, sexuality, wealth or geography. The majority of victims are women and children. Research has shown...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: Assembly and Executive Reform (Assembly Opposition) Bill: Final Stage (29 Feb 2016)

Steven Agnew: ...this Building. People are frustrated by the time that is wasted debating sometimes very good and worthwhile proposals — from my point of view, probably none are more important than the proposals for equal marriage for same-sex couples — and they see them voted down by petitions of concern despite the will of the House to pass them. Increasingly, the public understand what...

Trade Union Bill: Committee (2nd Day) (Continued) (10 Feb 2016)

Baroness Smith of Basildon: ...to be made within five years. But let us be absolutely clear about those recommendations, which were made in the context of, and alongside, those three other recommendations that it envisaged would be acted on at exactly the same time. Those four recommendations, across the board on political funding, were made together. The committee’s report from 2011 said: “Failure to resist...

Written Answers — Women and Equalities: Civil Partnerships (10 Feb 2016)

Caroline Dinenage: In 2014, after the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013 was passed, the government carried out a review of the operation and future of the Civil Partnership Act 2004, including a thorough public consultation on potential changes to civil partnership. Views were invited on three options: abolishing, or phasing out civil partnerships; or extending them to opposite sex couples. The review found...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Civil Partnerships (10 Feb 2016)

Lord Stoddart of Swindon: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, in the light of the legalisation of same-sex marriage, they intend to legislate to allow heterosexual couples who wish to form civil partnerships to do so, and if not, why not.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Church and State (1 Feb 2016)

Lord Scriven: ...’s Government whether they plan to set up a commission to look at the question of the disestablishment of the Church of England, in the light of the communiqué from Anglican Primates about homosexuality and same-sex marriage.

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Marriage (28 Jan 2016)

Lord Scriven: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the Archbishop of Canterbury on the recent communiqué from Anglican Primates about homosexuality and same-sex marriage.

Scottish Parliament: Abusive Behaviour and Sexual Harm (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1 (28 Jan 2016)

Hanzala Malik: It is with interest that I speak about the Abusive Behaviour and Sexual Harm (Scotland) Bill, which aims to bring Scottish law up to date with changes in society’s view of domestic abuse and with technological changes, to reflect our improved understanding of the issues. Members talked about non-consensual sharing of images. I add my voice to the calls for the bill to cover the sharing...

Marriage: Humanist Ceremonies — Question (21 Jan 2016)

Lord Faulks: What Parliament decided, in Section 14 of the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013, was of course that the Secretary of State should arrange a review, which the Secretary of State did—that is the Law Commission review—and that he has a power rather than a duty to make the order which the noble Baroness refers to. It is of course quite right that Scotland has operated a different...


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