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A new poll show David Cameron's call for the introduction of same-sex marriage is out of step with Conservative voters. Research by ICM for The Sunday Telegraph shows:
- Half of the party's supporters are against the move
- 35% are in favour
- However the wider public backs it by a margin of 45% to 36%
The Government will launch a consultation next week, with the Prime Minister signalling he wants new laws in place by the 2015 general election.
The letter being read out in churches today will urge people to preserve 'traditional marriage'.
A letter from two senior archbishops will be read out in 2,500 churches today spelling out their opposition to gay marriage. Archbishop Vincent Nichols, the leader of the Catholic Church in England and Wales, and Archbishop Peter Smith, the Archbishop of Southwark, will tell Catholics they have a
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A letter from two senior archbishops is being read in 2,500 parish churches today arguing against plans for gay marriage.