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Consultation responses favour gay marriage

More for than against after consultation results published

More people in the Isle of Man are in favour of gay marriage than against it, according to a public consultation.

The Cabinet Office has published the outcome of the consultation on the draft Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill.

 

A total of 176 responses were received, of which 90 were supportive of the principle of allowing same sex couples to get married and 76 were opposed.

 

There were ten other responses.

 

The bill will now be introduced to the House of Keys for consideration.

 

The full consultation response can be found on the government website.

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