Prime Minister David Cameron’s bill to introduce gay marriage in England and Wales moved to its final stage in the House of Commons after an attempt by opponents in his Tory party to amend the proposal failed.
Lawmakers in David Cameron’s U.K. Conservative Party, who voted against him last week over his policy toward the European Union, were on course to oppose him again, over plans to introduce gay marriage.
U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron held back from discussing the tax affairs of Google Inc. during a meeting with business leaders who included the California- based company’s executive chairman, Eric Schmidt.
An independent Scotland would have a banking system too big to save in a crisis and may lack the resources to compensate depositors, the Treasury said in a study into the economic implications of a U.K. breakup.
An independent Scotland would have a banking system too big to save in the event of a crisis and may lack enough resources to compensate depositors, the U.K. Treasury said, in a study into the economic implications of the nation breaking away from the rest of the country.
Lloyds Banking Group Plc advanced in London trading, exceeding the price at which the government says it will break even on its holding after providing a 20 billion- pound ($30.5 billion) rescue almost five years ago.