Rolling coverage of the day’s political news, including the row over the UK ambassador’s leaked memos and latest on Tory leadership contestTrump calls May foolish as ambassador row escalatesCorbyn says Labour would back remain in referendum on Tory BrexitBercow blocks vote on amendment intended to stop next PM proroguing parliament for no-deal 5.04pm BST And this is what McGinn’s NC1 actually says.Marriage of same-sex couples in Northern Ireland (1) The secretary of state must make regulations to change the law relating to marriage in Northern Ireland to provide that marriage between same-sex couples is lawful. This new clause would require UK secondary legislation to extend same-sex marriage to Northern Ireland unless a Northern Ireland executive is formed by 21 October 2019. 4.58pm BST In the Commons MPs are now voting on Conor McGinn’s new clause 1 (NC1) amendment on same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland. Continue reading…
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Author : Andrew Sparrow (now) and Sarah Marsh (earlier)
Publish date : 2019-07-09 16:04:10
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