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Geoffrey Cox

The Attorney-General

Former Conservative MP for Torridge and West Devon

@Geoffrey_Cox

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.

Photo: Amy Schubert (blitheimages)

Geoffrey Cox 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.

All votes about equal gay rights:

  • On 18 Jul 2019: Geoffrey Cox was absent for a vote on Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill — Lords Amendments — Abortion — Marriage and Civil Partnerships — Transparency etc. Show vote
  • On 9 Jul 2019: Geoffrey Cox 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: Geoffrey Cox was absent for a vote on Same Sex Marriage — Enabling Courts to Deal with Divorce or Annulment Proceedings Show vote
  • On 5 Mar 2014: Geoffrey Cox 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: Geoffrey Cox 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: Geoffrey Cox voted against allowing same sex couples to marry. Show vote
  • On 5 Feb 2013: Geoffrey Cox voted against allowing same sex couples to marry. Show vote
  • On 5 Feb 2013: Geoffrey Cox voted in favour of allowing same sex couples to marry. Show vote
  • On 5 Feb 2013: Geoffrey Cox voted in favour of allowing same sex couples to marry. Show vote
  • On 20 May 2008: Geoffrey Cox voted yes on Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Fertility treatment requires father and mother — rejected Show vote
  • On 20 May 2008: Geoffrey Cox voted yes on Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Fertility treatment requires male role model — rejected Show vote
  • On 19 Mar 2007: Geoffrey Cox was absent for a vote on Equality Act (Sexual Orientation) Regulations Show vote

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