Hull MPs all voted "yes" to the controversial gay marriage Bill
HULL's three MPs today (Tuesday) helped pave the way for gay marriage after the House of Commons backed controversial legislation to legalise same-sex unions.
Following a five-hour debate the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill passed its second reading by 400 votes to 175.
Labour MPs Diana Johnson, Karl Turner and Alan Johnson all voted "yes", while 139 Conservative MPs defied their party to vote "no".
East Yorkshire MP Greg Knight and Haltemprice and Howden MP David Davis were among the Tory rebels, although Brigg and Goole MP Andrew Percy supported the legislation.
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Read tomorrow's Hull Daily Mail (Wednesday) for the full report on the debate.