Monthly Archives: February 2013

Gerald Howarth’s speech in marriage debate

The following speech was made in today’s parliamentary debate on the Marriage (Same-Sex Couples) Bill by the Conservative MP for Aldershot, Sir Gerald Howarth, an Anglican.  I first put on record my appreciation of the Coalition for Marriage, which has … Continue reading

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Stephen Timms’s speech in marriage debate

The following speech was made in today’s parliamentary debate on the Marriage (Same-Sex Couples) Bill by the Labour MP for East Ham, Stephen Timms, who is an Anglican.  I want to set out misgivings about the Bill. I am not … Continue reading

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Craig Whittaker’s speech in marriage debate

The following speech was made in today’s parliamentary debate on the Marriage (Same-Sex Couples) Bill by the Conservative MP for Calder Valley, Craig Whittaker, who is an Anglican.  Throughout all the debates and controversies surrounding the same-sex marriage proposals, recognition … Continue reading

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Jim Shannon’s speech in marriage debate

The following speech was made in today’s parliamentary debate on the Marriage (Same-Sex Couples) Bill by the Democratic Unionist MP for Strangford, Jim Shannon, who is a Baptist.  It is a great privilege to stand here today in the greatest … Continue reading

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Edward Leigh’s speech in marriage debate

The following speech was made in today’s parliamentary debate on the Marriage (Same-Sex Couples) Bill by the Conservative MP for Gainsborough, Edward Leigh, who is a Catholic.   We should indeed treat one another with tolerance and treat everybody’s sexuality … Continue reading

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Jim Dobbin MP’s speech in marriage debate

The following speech was made in today’s parliamentary debate on the Marriage (Same-Sex Couples) Bill by the Labour MP for Heywood and Middleton, who is a Catholic.  I will give my personal view, which I know differs from the views … Continue reading

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Robert Flello MP’s speech in marriage debate

The following speech was made in today’s parliamentary debate on the Marriage (Same-Sex Couples) Bill by the Labour MP for Stoke-on-Trent South, Robert Flello, who is a Catholic.   I’m deeply saddened at the divisions and the upset this issue … Continue reading

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