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Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill (Money)

Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill (Programme) – in the House of Commons at 6:52 pm on 5th February 2013.

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Queen’s recommendation signified.

Motion made, and Question put forthwith (Standing Order No. 52(1)(a))

That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill, it is expedient to authorise—

(1) the payment out of money provided by Parliament of—

(a) any expenditure incurred under or by virtue of the Act by a person holding office under Her Majesty or by a government department, and

(b) any increase attributable to the Act in the sums payable under any other Act out of money so provided, and

(2) the payment out of the Consolidated Fund of any increase attributable to the Act in the sums payable under any other Act out of that Fund.—(Mark Lancaster.)

The House divided:

Ayes 481, Noes 34.

Division number 153 Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill (Money)

A majority of MPs voted in favour of allowing same sex couples to marry.

Aye: 481 MPs

No: 34 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Nos: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Absent: 130 MPs

Absents: A-Z by last name

Question accordingly agreed to.