PM defends gay marriage

David Cameron has defended his plan to legalise gay marriage saying 'I'm a great supporter of marriage'. MPs have backed the plan by 400 votes to 175 in the Commons yesterday.

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Pressure on Cameron as backlash grows over gay marriage

The Tory heartlands came to Downing Street today to challenge David Cameron over legalising gay marriage. A group of senior activists handed in a letter to Number 10, warning that the upcoming vote will cause "significant damage".

As our Political Correspondent Alex Forrest reports, up to 180 Conservative MPs, including 4 Ministers, look set to defy the Prime Minister.

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