Edward Leigh

MP, Gainsborough

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Gainsborough Conservative

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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Edward Leigh consistently voted 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.

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

  • On 25 May 2004: Edward Leigh voted to allow mixed sex marriages which become a same sex marriage to remain valid as long as neither party object. Show vote
  • On 5 Feb 2013: Edward Leigh voted against allowing same sex couples to marry. Show vote
  • On 5 Feb 2013: Edward Leigh voted against allowing same sex couples to marry. Show vote
  • On 5 Feb 2013: Edward Leigh voted against allowing same sex couples to marry. Show vote
  • On 21 May 2013: Edward Leigh voted against allowing same sex couples to marry. Show vote
  • On 5 Mar 2014: Edward Leigh voted against various amendments to acts of Parliament in light of the introduction of same sex marriage. Show vote
  • On 5 Mar 2014: Edward Leigh voted against making same sex marriage available to armed forces personnel outside the UK. Show vote

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