Timetable for gay marriage bill passed with majority

The whipped programme motion on the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill received 499 Ayes to the right against 55 Noes to the left, passing with a majority of 444.

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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.