New Clause 6 — Beliefs about marriage

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions – in the House of Commons at 7:00 pm on 20th May 2013.

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‘(1) In the Equality Act 2010, after section 10(3), insert —

“(4) The protected characteristic of religion or belief may include a belief regarding the definition of marriage as being between a man and a woman.”.’.—(Mr Burrowes.)

Brought up, and read the First time.

Question put, That the clause be read a Second time.

The House divided:

Ayes 148, Noes 339.

Division number 7

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Question accordingly negatived.