Derek Twigg

MP, Halton

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Halton Labour

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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Derek Twigg 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.

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

  • On 25 May 2004: Derek Twigg voted against allowing mixed sex marriages which become a same sex marriage to remain valid as long as neither party objected. Show vote
  • On 5 Feb 2013: Derek Twigg voted against allowing same sex couples to marry. Show vote
  • On 5 Feb 2013: Derek Twigg voted in favour of allowing same sex couples to marry. Show vote
  • On 5 Feb 2013: Derek Twigg voted in favour of allowing same sex couples to marry. Show vote
  • On 21 May 2013: Derek Twigg was absent for a vote on Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 5 Mar 2014: Derek Twigg 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: Derek Twigg was absent for a vote on Make Same Sex Marriage Available to Armed Forces Personnel Outside the United Kingdom Show vote

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