Jane Clifton: Here comes the bride/groom

By Jane Clifton In Politics

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11th August, 2012
The popular theory around Parliament is that John Key is voting in favour of the same-sex marriage bill because he’s sick to the back teeth of banging on about “mum and dad” investors, and longs for the sheer novelty of being able to talk about “dad and dad” or “mum and mum” investors. Few issues sort the sheep from the goats at Parliament more fascinatingly than a conscience issue. The results are utterly unpredictable, and Labour MP Louisa Wall’s Marriage Equality Bill has thrown up some tremendous surprises. Labour’s ordinarily right-on liberal Phil Twyford, whose Te ...

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