Maria Miller defends gay marriage bill

Maria Miller, the culture secretary and minister for equalities, has defended the upcoming Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill.

She said: "We want to make sure that we live in a fair and equal society."

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Date set for gay marriage vote

The date has been announced when MPs will be able to vote on the Government's controversial same-sex marriage bill. MPs will be able to vote when the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill has its second reading in the House of Commons on February 5.