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Here’s how David Cameron’s new team voted on same-sex marriage

Nick Duffy May 12, 2015

As David Cameron appoints his new ministers, we take a look at how they voted on same-sex marriage.

Mr Cameron, whose party secured a majority in last week’s General Election, has this week reshuffled his entire team, appointing replacements for his former Lib Dem coalition partners as he prepares for a second term in government.

Here is the voting record of his government team during the Second and Third readings of the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act.

Here’s the Cabinet:

David Cameron Yes Prime Minister
George Osborne Yes Chancellor
Theresa May Yes Home Secretary
Philip Hammond Absent Foreign Secretary
Michael Gove Yes Justice Secretary
Michael Fallon No Defence Secretary
Sajid Javid Yes Business Secretary
Ian Duncan Smith Yes Work and Pensions Secretary
Nicky Morgan No* Education Secretary
Chris Grayling Yes Leader of the House of Commons
Baroness Stowell of Beeston Yes Leader of the House of Lords
Liz Truss Yes Environment Secretary
Amber Rudd Yes Energy Secretary
Patrick McLoughlin Yes Transport Secretary
John Whittingdale No Culture Secretary
Greg Clark Yes Communities & Local Government Secretary
Justine Greening Yes International Development Secretary
Jeremy Hunt Yes Health Secretary
Theresa Villiers Yes Northern Ireland Secretary
Stephen Crabb No Welsh Secretary
David Mundell Yes Scotland Secretary
Oliver Letwin Yes Minister for the Cabinet Office

Also attending cabinet:

Mark Harper Yes Chief Whip
Robert Halfon No Minister without Portfolio
Priti Patel No Minister for Employment
Anna Soubry Yes Minister of State
Greg Hands No Chief Secretary to the Treasury
Matt Hancock Yes Minister of State for the Cabinet Office
Jeremy Wright No Attorney General
Boris Johnson Not in Parliament Political cabinet

Here’s how his junior ministers measure up (Note – some are still being announced)

Ros Altmann Not in Parliament Pensions Minister Department for Work and Pensions
Mark Francois No Minister of State Communities and Local Government
Penny Mordaunt Yes Armed Forces Minister Ministry of Defence
John Hayes No Minister of State for Security Home Office
Alistair Burt Yes Minister of State Department of Health
Jo Johnson Yes Minister of State Universities and Science, Department for Business
Philip Dunne No Minister of State for Defence Procurement Ministry of Defence
Edward Timpson Abstained Minister of State for Children and Families Department for Education
Nick Boles Yes Minister of State for Skills BIS and Department for Education
George Eustice Abstained Minister of State Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Andrea Leadsom Abstained Minister of State Department for Energy and Climate Change
Harriett Baldwin Yes Economic Secretary to the Treasury (City Minister) Treasury
Francis Maude Yes Trade Minister Foreign Office and BIS
Grant Shapps Yes Minister of State Department for International Development
Ben Gummer Yes Parliamentary Under Secretary of State Department of Health
Justin Tomlinson Yes Minister for Disabled People Department for Work and Pensions
Rory Stewart Yes Parliamentary Under Secretary of State DEFRA
Marcus Jones No Parliamentary Under Secretary of State Communities and Local Government
James Wharton No Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Northern Powerhouse) Communities and Local Government
Andrew Jones Yes Parliamentary Under Secretary of State Department for Transport
Ben Wallace No Parliamentary Under Secretary of State Northern Ireland Office
Caroline Dinenage No Minister for Equalities, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State Department for Education and Ministry of Justice
Mark Lancaster No Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Defence Personnel, Welfare and Veterans Ministry of Defence
Damian Hinds Yes Exchequer Secretary Treasury
Tracey Crouch Yes Minister for Sport Department for Culture, Media & Sport
Dominic Raab Yes Parliamentary Under Secretary of State Ministry of Justice
John Penrose Yes Parliamentary Secretary at the Cabinet Office Cabinet Office
Anne Milton No Deputy Chief Whip  
Therese Coffey No Deputy Leader of the House of Commons

Nicky Morgan, who is also Minister for Women and Equalities, last year told PinkNews she has changed her mind, and would “probably” now vote in favour of equal marriage.

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