Split among MPs over ballot on gay marriage

Landmark vote: The vote will be held in Parliament

Landmark vote: The vote will be held in Parliament

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Lancashire MPs are split on a landmark vote on gay marriage due to be held in Parliament today.

The vote to legalise homosexual unions is the first ever held in Parliament.

But it has sparked controversy within the Conservative Party, with several chairman and former chairmen of Tory Party associations signing a letter to Prime Minister David Cameron, claiming the matter will cause “significant” damage to the party’s 2015 election campaign.

 

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