The excerpt of Thursday's 'Face to Face' interview where Welsh Secretary David Jones MP discusses his decision to vote against the UK Government's plan to introduce equal marriage.
"I regard marriage as an institution that has developed over many centuries, essentially for the provision of a warm and safe environment for the upbringing of children, which is clearly something that two same-sex partners can't do" said Mr Jones.
"Which is not to say that I'm in any sense opposed to stable and committed same-sex partnerships."
You can view the whole programme here.
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