Ed Miliband celebrates Equal Marriage vote – “This is a proud day”

5th February, 2013 7:30 pm

Following the passing of the Equal Marriage vote in the Commons by 400-175, Ed Miliband said:

“This is a proud day and an important step forward in the fight for equality in Britain.

“The overwhelming majority of Labour MPs supported this change to make sure marriage reflects the value we place on long-term, loving relationships whoever you love.

“Equal marriage builds on Labour’s successes in Government which include the repeal of Section 28, equalising the age of consent, the introduction of civil partnerships and changes to the rules governing adoption.”

We’ll bring you news on how each Labour MP voted when we have it.

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