Tag Archive: Royal Assent

Feb 02

Article 50 Bill – How your MP voted

Rt Hon David Davis arguing for Article 50 in the House of Commons

Members of Parliament have voted on principle to allow Theresa May to trigger Article 50 and begin the UK’s process of leaving the European Union. The House of Commons defeated a negating amendment, tabled by the Scottish Nationalist Party, by a majority of 236 votes.  MPs then carried the Second Reading of the Bill by …

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Jul 18

Queen approves ‘Gay Marriage’

The first gay wedding cakes could be baked next summer.

Her Majesty the Queen has given her Royal Assent to the Bill legalising ‘gay marriage’ in England and Wales. Speaker John Bercow MP told the House of Commons yesterday that Her Majesty had given the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill her approval.  The Bill is now an Act of Parliament. During Her Coronation on 2nd …

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