Sarah Teather votes against Equal Marriage – despite her website proclaiming support for it

5th February, 2013 8:15 pm

Unlike the vast majority of Lib Dems, Sarah Teather voted against Equal Marriage this evening, and has set out her reasoning here. Clearly as far as the Brent Central MP is concerned, the “liberal” thing to do nowadays is to stop people from getting married…

However, Teather’s position on this is particularly confusing (and embarrassing) when considering her shared website with Brent Lib Dens had, until earlier this evening,  a large advert proclaiming that Teather and Brent Lib Dems were “taking PRIDE in delivering Equal Marriage”. The image appears to have been attached to a post from January 25th that no longer appears on the site, but which said Equal Marriage would: “strengthen the important tradition of marriage in our society, ensuring it remains a vibrant institution well into the 21st century and beyond”.

Fortunately, her local paper The Brent and Kilburn Times took the following screengrab:

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Sarah Teather will need an army of Lib Dem volunteers to have even a remote chance of saving  her seat. On this showing, she’ll be on her own…

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