Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:44 pm on 5th February 2013.

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Photo of Steve McCabe Steve McCabe Labour, Birmingham, Selly Oak 12:44 pm, 5th February 2013

I am going to support the Bill tonight because I think the principle is right: I am not sure why I should enjoy a right or a privilege that is denied to others. But why has the Minister not confined herself to civil marriage? Would that not be a much easier area for Parliament to deal with?