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MPs back gay marriage bill

MPs have voted by 366 to 161, majority 205, to legalise gay marriage by giving the Government's controversial Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill a third reading.

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  1. Simon Harris - Political Correspondent

Boris: Make gay marriage legal and 'get on with it'

Boris Johnson has urged upset Tories to direct their energy on defeating Labour. Credit: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Boris Johnson has urged speedy action on same-sex marriage, saying: "Get it on the statute books and get on with it."

The Mayor of London also called on fractious Tories to train their guns on Labour following the recent reports of unrest among the party's backbenchers and grassroot members.

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