Tory MP: There was a 'last minute grubby deal'

Conservative MP Tim Loughton has described yesterday's divisions over plans to legalise gay marriage as a "grubby deal" between the front bench and the Government.

He said: "I think the Labour party have been suckered into thinking it's going to be more immediate review than it actually is."

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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.