Early day motion 597

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HUMANIST MARRIAGES IN THE UK

That this House is aware that the Government has recently concluded its consultation on whether to give legal recognition to humanist marriages in the UK; notes that in Scotland people are able to choose marriages which accord with such deeply-held beliefs; believes that the legal recognition of humanist marriages would be uncontroversial and would remove unreasonable unfair restrictions and disparities which currently exist in different parts of Britain; and calls on the Government to act sensibly and swiftly in its determination on this matter.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Bottomley, Peter Conservative Party Worthing West 04.12.2014
Campbell, Menzies Liberal Democrats North East Fife 18.12.2014
Campbell, Ronnie Labour Party Blyth Valley 10.12.2014
Caton, Martin Labour Party Gower 09.12.2014
Clark, Katy Labour Party North Ayrshire and Arran 05.01.2015
Crausby, David Labour Party Bolton North East 08.12.2014
Cryer, John Labour Party Leyton and Wanstead 17.12.2014
Dowd, Jim Labour Party Lewisham West and Penge 05.12.2014
Edwards, Jonathan Plaid Cymru Carmarthen East and Dinefwr 04.12.2014
Gapes, Mike Labour Party Ilford South 11.12.2014
Godsiff, Roger Labour Party Birmingham Hall Green 15.12.2014
Hancock, Mike INDEPENDENT Portsmouth South 05.12.2014
Harvey, Nick Liberal Democrats North Devon 05.01.2015
Hemming, John Liberal Democrats Birmingham Yardley 14.01.2015
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 08.12.2014
Leech, John Liberal Democrats Manchester Withington 10.12.2014
Meale, Alan Labour Party Mansfield 03.12.2014
Sharma, Virendra Labour Party Ealing Southall 04.12.2014
Swales, Ian Liberal Democrats Redcar 10.12.2014
Ward, David Liberal Democrats Bradford East 10.12.2014
Weir, Mike Scottish National Party Angus 05.12.2014