Ed Miliband MP, Leader of the Labour Party said:
“I want to send all my congratulations and best wishes to all of those who will be getting married over the next few weeks and months.
“This is an incredibly happy time for so many gay couples and lesbian couples who will be getting married but it is also a proud time for our country as well, recognising equal marriage in law.
“I’m proud of the part that Labour MPs played in this cross-party effort to put equal marriage on the statute book.
“There are many more strides we’ve got to take but this is an important moment. Most of all I want to congratulate all the campaigners who made it possible, on this important victory and this incredibly proud moment for Britain.”