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Deferred Divisions – in the House of Commons at 7:16 pm on 5th March 2014.

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  • Division number 218
    A majority of MPs voted to require the Secretary of State for Defence have regard to the views of religious organisations which make significant use of an armed forces chapel before deciding if to register the chapel for marriage of same sex couples, or if to cancel such a registration.

That the draft Marriage of Same Sex Couples (Use of Armed Forces’ Chapels) Regulations 2014, which were laid before this House on 23 January, be approved.

The House divided:

Ayes 366, Noes 103.

Division number 218 Registration of Armed Forces Chapels for Same Sex Marriages

A majority of MPs voted to require the Secretary of State for Defence have regard to the views of religious organisations which make significant use of an armed forces chapel before deciding if to register the chapel for marriage of same sex couples, or if to cancel such a registration.

Aye: 366 MPs

No: 103 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Nos: A-Z by last name

Absent: 181 MPs

Absents: A-Z by last name

Question accordingly agreed to.