Boris Johnson comes @Out4Marriage

comes Out4Marriage

The Mayor of London Boris Johnson has become the most high-profile Tory in the country to a message in support of the global campaign for equal marriage.

Speaking at , with the rings visible on , he said:

“One of the amazing things about is that it is not only got a declining crime rate; declining murder rate; more theatres than ; less rainfall than Rome – but it is also one of the few places in the country where the rate of marriage is actually increasing  –

“And I see absolutely no reason why that happy state should be denied to anybody in our country and that's why I am supporting the Out4Marriage campaign.”

Mr Johnson initially agreed to follow in the footsteps of Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg and fellow Conservative Home Secretary  in recording an Out4Marriage video after being quizzed by a campaigner at the Talk London debate on 27 June.

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