Gender Recognition Act Retrieved 1 September Civil union. The bill passed by a vote of —15 and received royal assent on 12 March
Overseas Territories. The legislation allowed church denominations the right to decide their own policies on same-sex marriage. Civil partnership in the United Kingdom. Archived from the original on 24 March On 11 Decemberthe Government released its response to the consultation.
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Also see: Recognition of same-sex unions in the British Overseas Territories. National Records of Scotland. Of these, were conversions from existing civil partnerships and were new marriages. House of Lords. Retrieved 18 December Operation Spanner begins.
Admiral Duncan bombing. Attorney-General" PDF. Labour : In April , Labour Minister for Equality Harriet Harman when asked about same-sex marriage said the issue was a "developing area" and that the government still had a "long way to go" with gay rights.