Commercial and bureaucratic hindrances collided with an uncontrollable reality: the faith of many players.
PM Theresa May says gay marriage “has to be a matter for the church.” House of Commons speaker, John Bercow, says marriage equality will only exist when same-sex couples can marry in churches.
Sunday trading hours will remain the same at present after MPs voted by 317 votes to 286, to dismiss the proposal. Religious leaders were against it too.
“Right-to-die bill” was rejected by 330 votes to 118, in the first vote on the assited dying in almost 20 years.
Rose Hudson-Wilkin is responsible for pastoral care of both members and staff of the Palace of Westminster.