Entered Parliament: 1997
MP for: Maidenhead
Voting record on LGBT matters: REFORMED
Key voting record:
1998 Voted no on equal age of consent
2002: Voted no on Adoption and Children for LGBs
2003: Absent on repeal of Section 28
2004: Voted YES on Civil Partnerships
2007: Absent on Equalities Act (Sexual Orientation)
2013: Voted YES on same-sex marriage
2013: Voted YES on enabling the courts to deal with proceedings for the divorce of, or annulment of the marriage of, a same-sex couple.
2014: Voted YES to making same-sex marriage available to armed forces personnel outside the UK.
Other LGBT work / statements:
Likelihood to response to LGBT matters: MEDIUM
GAYUK Rating: 9/10