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Queen’s recommendation signified.
Motion made, and Question put forthwith (
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.