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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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MPs vote in favour of gay marriage at second reading

MPs have voted in favour of the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill with a majority of 225.

The second reading vote received 400 Ayes to the right against 175 Noes to the left.

The Commons has now cleared for the second time as MPs return to the lobby to vote on the timetable of the motion - setting out how the Bill will proceed through the House.

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