Gay Marriage 'Wrecking Amendment' Rejected

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Plans to allow same-sex marriage survived a Conservative backlash after a fraught debate in the House of Commons. An amendment which supporters warned could derail the legislation altogether was easily defeated after the Government reached an agreement with Labour.

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Plans to allow same-sex marriage survived a Conservative backlash after a fraught debate in the House of Commons. An amendment which supporters warned could derail the legislation altogether was easily defeated after the Government reached an agreement with Labour.
 
The Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill now looks set to be approved by MPs on Tuesday - but is likely to meet stiff resistance in the House of Lords.
 
 
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