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Welcome news for Northern Ireland

Welcome news from Parliament regarding civil liberties in Northern Ireland:

(The second tweet refers to the fact that although same-sex marriage was secured by Lynne Featherstone in government, there is still more to be done to make marriage rights equal.)

All but two Liberal Democrat MPs voted in favour. Of the other two, one – Tom Brake – was paired and so should still be counted as a supporter. The other, Tim Farron, abstained:

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One response to “Welcome news for Northern Ireland”

  1. I am a strong supporter of both same sex marriage and the right to determine if a woman wants or needs an abortion but I too agree with Tim Farron that this should not be imposed by Westminster on either NI, Scotland or Wales although I do think that power sharing must be returned to NI very soon.

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