Matthew Hancock

Secretary of State for Health and Social Care

Conservative MP for West Suffolk

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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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Matthew Hancock consistently 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.

Key votes about equal gay rights:

  • On 18 Jul 2019: Matthew Hancock voted to legalise abortion in certain circumstances in Northern Ireland as soon as the act comes into force, to enable two persons who are not of the same sex to be eligible to form a civil partnership in Northern Ireland and make a wide variety of other amendments to the Bill. Show vote
  • On 9 Jul 2019: Matthew Hancock voted to permit same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland. Show vote
  • On 5 Mar 2014: Matthew Hancock 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: Matthew Hancock 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: Matthew Hancock voted to make same sex marriage available to armed forces personnel outside the UK. Show vote
  • On 21 May 2013: Matthew Hancock voted in favour of allowing same sex couples to marry. Show vote
  • On 5 Feb 2013: Matthew Hancock voted in favour of allowing same sex couples to marry. Show vote
  • On 5 Feb 2013: Matthew Hancock voted in favour of allowing same sex couples to marry. Show vote
  • On 5 Feb 2013: Matthew Hancock voted in favour of allowing same sex couples to marry. Show vote

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