An initial list of the votes of MPs on the 3rd reading of the Marriage (same sex couples) Bill is below. We haven't yet divided it into lists by Parties but the full results are here.
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Here is a full list of all MPs and how they voted in the 2nd reading of the Marriage (same-sex couples) Bill.
The Minister of State, Department for Culture, Media and Sport (Hugh Robertson): By our calculations, there have been more than 70 speeches this afternoon. This has been a lively and impassioned debate, and one that has shown this House at its best. It has demonstrated how deeply Members from all parts of the House feel about this issue. I hope that we will continue to respect those differences as the Bill moves on to the Committee and Report stages.