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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Well a fabulous day today has ended on a spectacularly soggy note for some! Heavy rain, hail and thunder will work northwards overnight!
The Talyllyn runs from Tywyn, near Aberdovey, for more than seven miles to two villages in the south Gwynedd countryside.
Homes in parts of Tonypandy and Llwynypia are without water this evening due to a burst water main at Cilfynydd.