Church warns over gay marriage

Gay marriage threatens the establishment of the Church of England, it claims, and could mean it is forced out of its role of conducting weddings on behalf of the state.

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Campaigner: Strong support for gay marriage

This afternoon, Stonewall will publish our major five-yearly polling of public attitudes and that will show that not only do between 80-85% of all people in this country under the age of 50 support this proposal - extending the legal form of marriage to gay people - but, far more important, three in five - 60% of people of faith in modern Britain - say gay people should be able to get married.

– Ben Summerskill, chief executive of Stonewall, speaking on BBC Radio 4's Today programme

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