Eleanor Laing

Deputy Speaker and Chairman of Ways and Means

Conservative MP for Epping Forest

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Same Sex Marriage

There have been votes in Parliament on the question of if same sex couples ought be allowed to marry.

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Eleanor Laing voted a mixture of for and against allowing marriage between two people of same sex

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

Key votes about allowing marriage between two people of same sex:

  • On 9 Jul 2019: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill — New Clause 1 — Marriage of Same-Sex Couples Show vote
  • On 5 Mar 2014: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Amendments to Acts of Parliament in Light of the Introduction of Same Sex Marriage in Parts of the UK Show vote
  • On 5 Mar 2014: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Make Same Sex Marriage Available to Armed Forces Personnel Outside the United Kingdom Show vote
  • On 21 May 2013: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 5 Feb 2013: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 5 Feb 2013: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill (Money) Show vote
  • On 5 Feb 2013: Eleanor Laing was absent for a vote on Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — (Carry-over) Show vote
  • On 25 May 2004: Eleanor Laing voted to allow mixed sex marriages which become a same sex marriage to remain valid as long as neither party object. Show vote

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