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Gay marriage is 'wrong priority'

A High Court judge has criticised the Government for focusing on gay marriage plans rather than the "crisis of family breakdown". Sir Paul Coleridge said too much time and energy had been put into the debate.

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Gay marriage debate 'affects 0.1% of the population'

Speaking to The Times (£) High Court judge Sir Paul Coleridge said:

So much energy and time has been put into this debate for 0.1% of the population, when we have a crisis of family breakdown. While it is gratifying that marriage in any context is centre stage...but it (gay marriage) is a minority issue. We need a more focused position by the Government on the importance of marriage.

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