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Vote for Marriage Equality Will be Backed by Mike


Ahead of next weeks vote in the House of Commons, Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has reiterated his support for the Prime Ministers upcoming marriage equality legislation.

The Government recently introduced the Marriage (Same-Sex Couples) Bill to the House of Commons and it is expected that that the there will be a vote on the second reading on Tuesday 5th February. As one of the first Members of Parliament to voice support for the proposed law, Mike has again confirmed that he will be strongly be supporting the new legislation.

Commenting, Mike said: I first raised the issue of unequal marriage rights for same-sex couples back in 2011. I am delighted that legislation is now before the House and I look forward to voting on this important Bill, which will be of huge significance to thousands of my constituents. While still slightly contentious now, I know that in a just a few years down the line, like Civil Partnerships, everyone will be wondering what all the fuss was about.