Johnson: 'No reason' why marriage should be denied to anybody

Boris Johnson, Conservative Mayor of London, backed gay marriage in a video published in August this year.

"I see absolutely no reason why that happy state [of marriage] should be denied to anybody in our country," he said.


CofE exempt from gay marriage

New legislation will explicitly state that it will be illegal for the established Churches of England and Wales to conduct same-sex marriages, Culture Secretary Maria Miller announced.