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Clover Moore to Gillard: ALLOW SAME SEX MARRIAGE VOTE

NSW independent MP Clover Moore has written to Prime Minister Julia Gillard urging her to allow Labor MPs a conscience vote on new legislation to allow same-sex marriage.

The call by Clover Moore, who is MP for the NSW seat of Sydney and also Sydney’s lord mayor, comes after Ms Gillard on Wednesday ruled out a conscience vote on the issue.

“I ask that you provide for a conscience vote legislation that would allow same-sex couples to marry,” Ms Moore wrote in a letter to Ms Gillard dated September 29.