MPs are to vote on whether same sex couples can marry in church in an historic vote in the House of Commons tomorrow. They are to be given a free vote - which means they can decide according to their consciences, NOT according to party lines.
But the vote looks set to cause deep splits in the Conservative Party - not least here in the South East, where some MPs say religious reasons mean they cannot support a decision to change the law - and that civil partnerships serve that purpose well enough.
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