5th February 2013
Kent MP Sir Roger Gale: ‘Why not allow incest as part of equal marriage plans?’ 38
3:02 PM — Speaking at the House of Commons debate around equal marriage today, a Kent MP questioned why, if the government were to allow equal marriage for gay couples, it did not allow incestuous marriages.
11th December 2012
Backbench Tory MPs speak out against ‘outrageous’ marriage equality plans 37
3:59 PM — Tory backbenchers have spoken out against the government's plans to allow marriage equality in 2013, suggesting a link between the plans, and declining numbers of people getting married before having children, and calling it an "outrage", and a "disgrace".
12th April 2012
Council to discuss marriage and MP’s gender-neutral Shakespeare comments today 27
12:37 PM — A full house is expected today at a meeting in Margate to discuss the government’s proposals for equal marriage and the comments made by Sir Roger Gale, Thanet North's MP.