MPs back gay marriage legislation
MPs have backed David Cameron's plan to legalise gay marriage by 400 votes to 175, a majority of 225.
Cleethorpes Conservative MP Martin Vickers opposed it, while Grimsby MP Austin Mitchell - who earlier today said he intended to abstain - voted yes after listening to the Commons debate.
Mr Vickers said same-sex marriage would "potentially alienate thousands" of Conservative supporters.
Mr Mitchell said: " I was very moved by some of the speeches."
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The Bill will enable same-sex couples to get married in both civil and religious ceremonies, assuming a church or religious organisation has given its consent.
It will also allow couples who had previously entered into civil partnerships to convert their relationship into a marriage.
See tomorrow's Grimsby Telegraph for in-depth coverage of the issue.