Information about the likely impact, letters and other legal information about the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill.
These documents explain different parts of the process of the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill through Parliament.
You can also read a set of documents explaining our policy on equal marriage.
What’s on this page
These documents include:
- an impact assessment, setting out what the effect of the changes in the Bill will be
- responses to Parliament’s Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee, and the Joint Committee on Human Rights, which are groups of MPs and Lords who examine draft laws
You can view the original reports published by the two parliamentary committees on their respective websites, using the links above.