VIDEO: Round two - What MPs think of gay marriage
Tuesday 31 Jul 2012 7:03 p.m.
Labour MP Louisa Wall’s same-sex marriage bill is likely to have its first reading in Parliament next month and MPs are slowly hinting how they will vote.
This morning, 3 News asked a number of MPs how they will be voting.
Of those who were asked, here’s how they stand:
In the ‘No’ category is Finance Minister Bill English, Housing Minister Phil Heatley, Courts Minister Chester Borrows and fellow National MPs Eric Roy, Colin King
In the ‘Yes’ category is Social Development Minister Paula Bennett and Labour MP Parekura Horomia.
In the ‘Haven’t read the bill/undecided/unanswered’ category is Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce, Police Minister Anne Tolley, National MPs Sam Lotu-iiga, Shane Ardern, Simon O’Connor and Kanwaljit Singh Bakshi, and Labour MPs Clayton Cosgrove and Damien O’Connor.
- Watch the video for all of their responses
- Watch what they said last week