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Chief Minister looks to legalise same-sex marriage

Tue, 09 Jun 2015

Chief Minister Allan Bell
Chief Minister Allan Bell

"I believe in same-sex marriage"

That's the message from the Chief Minister - who says he's looking to introduce it on the Isle of Man.

Allan Bell will discuss the prospect of formulating a bill to scrap prohibitive legislation with Bishop of Sodor and Man, Robert Paterson.

Tynwald and the Government of Northern Ireland are the only British powers that don't allow gay, bisexual or transgender people to wed.

Mr Bell says equality and human rights must prevail: 

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