Chris Grayling

The Secretary of State for Transport

Conservative MP for Epsom and Ewell

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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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Chris Grayling generally voted for 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.

All votes about equal gay rights:

  • On 5 Mar 2014: Chris Grayling voted to enable the courts to deal with proceedings for the divorce of, or annulment of the marriage of, a same sex couple. Show vote
  • On 5 Mar 2014: Chris Grayling voted in favour of various amendments to acts of Parliament in light of the introduction of same sex marriage. Show vote
  • On 5 Mar 2014: Chris Grayling voted to make same sex marriage available to armed forces personnel outside the UK. Show vote
  • On 21 May 2013: Chris Grayling voted in favour of allowing same sex couples to marry. Show vote
  • On 5 Feb 2013: Chris Grayling voted in favour of allowing same sex couples to marry. Show vote
  • On 5 Feb 2013: Chris Grayling voted in favour of allowing same sex couples to marry. Show vote
  • On 5 Feb 2013: Chris Grayling voted in favour of allowing same sex couples to marry. Show vote
  • On 20 May 2008: Chris Grayling voted yes on Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Fertility treatment requires father and mother — rejected Show vote
  • On 20 May 2008: Chris Grayling voted yes on Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Fertility treatment requires male role model — rejected Show vote
  • On 19 Mar 2007: Chris Grayling voted yes on Equality Act (Sexual Orientation) Regulations Show vote
  • On 9 Nov 2004: Chris Grayling voted yes on Categories of civil partners other than same sex couples Show vote
  • On 9 Nov 2004: Chris Grayling voted yes on Civil Partnerships Bill [Lords] — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 12 Oct 2004: Chris Grayling was absent for a vote on Civil Partnership Bill [Lords] Show vote
  • On 25 May 2004: Chris Grayling was absent for a vote on Gender Recognition Bill — Allow Marriages to Remain Valid If They Become a Same Sex Marriage Show vote
  • On 10 Mar 2003: Chris Grayling was absent for a vote on Local Government Bill — New Clause 11 — Repeal of Section 2A of Local Government Act 1986 Show vote
  • On 10 Mar 2003: Chris Grayling was absent for a vote on Local Government Bill — Maintain Prohibition on Promotion of Homosexuality (Section 28) Show vote
  • On 4 Nov 2002: Chris Grayling acted as teller for a vote on Adoption and Children Bill — Suitability Of Adopters Show vote
  • On 20 May 2002: Chris Grayling voted yes on Adoption and Children Bill — [3rd Allotted Day] — Clause 131 — General interpretation, etc. Show vote
  • On 16 May 2002: Chris Grayling voted no on Adoption and Children Bill — [2nd Allotted Day] — Applications for adoption Show vote
  • On 29 Oct 2001: Chris Grayling voted no on Adoption and Children Bill (Programme) — Consideration and Third Reading Show vote
  • On 24 Oct 2001: Chris Grayling voted no on Relationships (Civil Registration) Show vote

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