Lucy Powell

Shadow Minister (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)

Labour/Co-operative MP for Manchester Central

@LucyMPowell https://facebook.com/lucy4mcr

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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Lucy Powell almost always 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 18 Jul 2019: Lucy Powell 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: Lucy Powell voted to permit same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland. Show vote
  • On 5 Mar 2014: Lucy Powell 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: Lucy Powell 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: Lucy Powell voted to make same sex marriage available to armed forces personnel outside the UK. Show vote
  • On 21 May 2013: Lucy Powell was absent for a vote on Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 5 Feb 2013: Lucy Powell voted in favour of allowing same sex couples to marry. Show vote
  • On 5 Feb 2013: Lucy Powell voted in favour of allowing same sex couples to marry. Show vote
  • On 5 Feb 2013: Lucy Powell voted in favour of allowing same sex couples to marry. Show vote

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