Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill (Programme)

– in the House of Commons at 6:52 pm on 5th February 2013.

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  • Division number 152
    A majority of MPs voted to approve a proposed timetable for the consideration of the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill.

Motion made, and Question put forthwith (Standing Order No. 83A(7),

That the following provisions shall apply to the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill:

Committal

1. The Bill shall be committed to a Public Bill Committee.

Proceedings in Public Bill Committee

2. Proceedings in the Public Bill Committee shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion on 12 March 2013.

3. The Public Bill Committee shall have leave to sit twice on the first day on which it meets.

Consideration and Third Reading

4. Proceedings on Consideration and Third Reading shall be taken in two days in accordance with the following provisions of this Order.

5. Proceedings on Consideration shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion one hour before the moment of interruption on the second day.

6. Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at the moment of interruption on the second day.

7. Standing Order No. 83B (Programming committees) shall not apply to proceedings on Consideration and Third Reading.

Other proceedings

8. Any other proceedings on the Bill (including any proceedings on consideration of Lords Amendments or on any further messages from the Lords) may be programmed.—(Mark Lancaster.)

The House divided:

Ayes 499, Noes 55.

Division number 152 Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill (Programme)

A majority of MPs voted to approve a proposed timetable for the consideration of the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill.

Aye: 499 MPs

No: 55 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Nos: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Absent: 91 MPs

Absents: A-Z by last name

Question accordingly agreed to.