John Prescott: Now to get this bill through the Lords

The Labour peer John Prescott has tweeted about the same-sex marriage bill passing in the Commons.

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The Ayes: 400 The Noes: 175 The second reading of the #equalmarriage bill is passed. Now to get it through the Lords #letsdothis

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