Equal Marriage

Thank you to our Member the Equality Network for this news item.

Last night, in a free vote, MSPs approved the general principles of the Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Bill. The vote was 98 votes in favour of...

Tim Hopkins, CEO of The Equality Network, has kindly given us an update on where the Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Bill is at:

The Scottish Parliament has now started taking oral evidence on the Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Bill. The points we have been making about improvements needed to the bill (especially for...

The Equal Marriage Bill passed through the House of Lords and is becoming a reality!!!

Last week the third reading of the Equal Marriage Bill began in the House of Lords with two long days of debate of amendments and finished today when a set of amendments surrounding pensions and survivors rights were passed as was the Bill!

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Our Equal Marriage news coverage so far...

10th July: second day of report stage before final vote on 15th!
8th July: Report stage for the House of Lords
4th June: Second reading approved in the Lords!

The House of Lords has voted against Lord Dear's 'wrecking amendment' and so the Equal Marriage Bill can...


 

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