Tim Loughton

Conservative MP for East Worthing and Shoreham

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Gay Rights

A vote for gay rights would be a vote for homosexual people to have the same rights as heterosexuals (including for example the ability to marry, an equal age of consent, and the right to adopt) and for discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation to be illegal.

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Tim Loughton generally voted against equal gay rights

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.

Major votes

Scoring Agreements

Agreements are when Parliament takes a decision without holding a vote.

This does not necessarily mean universal approval, but does mean there were no (or few) objections made to the decision being made.

No scoring agreements are part of this policy while this member was elected.

Minor votes

  • On 5 Mar 2014: Tim Loughton voted against various amendments to acts of Parliament in light of the introduction of same sex marriage. Show vote
  • On 5 Feb 2013: Tim Loughton was absent for a vote on Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill (Money) Show vote
  • On 5 Feb 2013: Tim Loughton was absent for a vote on Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — (Carry-over) Show vote
  • On 20 May 2008: Tim Loughton voted yes on Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Fertility treatment requires father and mother — rejected Show vote
  • On 20 May 2008: Tim Loughton voted yes on Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Fertility treatment requires male role model — rejected Show vote
  • On 9 Nov 2004: Tim Loughton voted no on Categories of civil partners other than same sex couples Show vote
  • On 9 Nov 2004: Tim Loughton was absent for a vote on Civil Partnerships Bill [Lords] — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 10 Mar 2003: Tim Loughton voted to require reports on the impact of repealing a ban on the promotion of homosexuality in schools. Show vote
  • On 20 May 2002: Tim Loughton voted yes on Adoption and Children Bill — [3rd Allotted Day] — Clause 131 — General interpretation, etc. Show vote
  • On 16 May 2002: Tim Loughton voted no on Adoption and Children Bill — [2nd Allotted Day] — Applications for adoption Show vote
  • On 29 Oct 2001: Tim Loughton voted no on Adoption and Children Bill (Programme) — Consideration and Third Reading Show vote
  • On 24 Oct 2001: Tim Loughton was absent for a vote on Relationships (Civil Registration) Show vote
  • On 5 Jul 2000: Tim Loughton voted yes on Local Government Bill [Lords] — Prohibition on promotion of homosexuality: bullying Show vote
  • On 10 Feb 2000: Tim Loughton voted no on Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill Show vote
  • On 1 Mar 1999: Tim Loughton voted against reducing the age of consent for homosexual acts from eighteen to sixteen bringing equality to the the law affecting heterosexual and homosexual acts. Show vote
  • On 10 Feb 1999: Tim Loughton voted against reducing the age of consent for homosexual acts from eighteen to sixteen bringing equality to the the law affecting heterosexual and homosexual acts. Show vote
  • On 25 Jan 1999: Tim Loughton was absent for a vote on Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill — Second Reading Show vote

Informative Agreements

Agreements are when Parliament takes a decision without holding a vote.

This does not necessarily mean universal approval, but does mean there were no (or few) objections made to the decision being made.

No informative agreements are part of this policy while this member was elected.

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