Registration of Civil Partnerships, Same Sex Marriage: Consultation Analysis

This report presents the analysis of responses received in reaction to the Scottish Government consultation on same sex marriage and the religious registration of civil partnership. The consultation closed on 9th December 2011.



a:gender (Civil Service network for trans & intersex people)
Abbeygreen Church of Scotland, Lanark, Kirk Session of
Abbeyhill Baptist Church, Edinburgh
Abbotshall Parish Church, Kirkcaldy
Airdrie Flowerhill Church of Scotland, Kirk Session of
All Saints Scottish Episcopal Church, Glasgow
Allington Baptist Church, Maidstone
Amnesty International Scotland
An Taghadh As Fheàrr
Anglican Mainstream
Apostolic Church of God, London
Argyll and the Isles, Roman Catholic Diocese of
Arran Christian Fellowship
ASLEF LGBT Representative Committee
Associated Presbyterian Churches of Scotland
Association of Registrars of Scotland
Aviemore and Kincraig Church of Scotland
Ayr Baptist Church
Ballykeel Pentecostal Church, Ballymena
Balm of Gilead Ministry International
Baptist Union of Scotland
Barn Christian Fellowship (The), Ceredigion
Barn Christian Fellowship (The), Droitwich
Bearsden Baljaffray Parish Church
Bellshill Baptist Church
Benbecula Church of Scotland, Kirk Session of
Bethel Baptist Church of Tain
Bible Families
Bible Theology Ministries
Bishopbriggs Free Church of Scotland
Bishops Conference of Scotland, Catholic Parliamentary Office
Blackridge Church, Bathgate
Bolton Lighthouse (The)
BOM Trust, London (The)
Bon Accord Free Church, Aberdeen
Bothwell Evangelical Church
Bracadale Free Church Continuing, Kirk Session of
Brecon Branch Society for Protection of Unborn Children
British Druid Order
Broughty Ferry Baptist Church, Dundee
Buckhaven Baptist Church
Calderwood Baptist Church, East Kilbride
Campbeltown Free Church of Scotland, Argyll
CARE for Scotland
Carmelite Monastery, Falkirk
Carrubbers Christian Centre, Edinburgh
Castlehill Baptist Church
Catholic Education Commission
Catholic Headteachers Association of Scotland
Catholic Truth
Central Baptist Church, Dundee
Centre for Research on Families and Relationships
Champion Life Church, Glasgow
Changing Attitude Scotland
Charlotte Baptist Chapel, Edinburgh
Christ Apostolic Church, Glasgow
Christchurch, Durham
Christian Brethren Assembly, Portessie
Christian Concern & The Christian Legal Centre
Christian Contact UK
Christian Institute (The)
Christian Life Ministries Asian Church, Coventry
Christian Party (Wales)
Christian Peoples Alliance
Christian Voice
Christian Watch
Christian Welfare Society, Sukkur, Pakistan
Christians in Action UK
Chryston U.F. Church of Scotland, Glasgow
Church at Stirling (The)
Church of Scotland
Church of Christ, Kirkcaldy
Church of God Scotland
Church of the Nazarene
Cleland Baptist Church, Motherwell
Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights
Coatbridge Mosque
Coatbridge United Reformed Church
Coatbridge West Free Church of Scotland
Comberton Baptist Church, Cambridge
Cornerstone Christian Fellowship
Council for the Status of the Family
Cowdenbeath Baptist Church
Croftfoot United Free Church, Glasgow
Cross Free Church of Scotland, Kirk Session of
Cross Ness Church of Scotland, Kirk Session of
Crosshouse Gospel Hall
Culduthel Christian Centre, Inverness
Cumbernauld Free Church
Dalry Kirk Session
Dalserf Parish Church, Larkhall, Kirk Session of
Deal Pentecostal Church
Demonstration of Holy Ghost and Power Ministry, Edinburgh
Denny Baptist Church
Destiny Church, Edinburgh
Destiny Church Trust
Discovery Cruising
Dornoch District Christian Fellowship
Drumchapel United Free Church of Scotland, Kirk Session of
Duirinish Free Church
Dumfries Evangelical Church
Dunbar Study Group
Duncan Street Baptist Church, Edinburgh
Ealing Christian Centre, London
East Dunbartonshire Council - Liberal Democrat Group
East Lothian Council
Easter Ross Reiki
Ebenezer Evangelical Church, Motherwell
Edinburgh Universities Scottish Nationalist Association
Edinburgh University Labour Students
Edinburgh University Students' Association LGBT + Action Group
Elim Family Church, Coatbridge
Elim Pentecostal Church - Scottish Region
Elim Pentecostal Church, Huddersfield
Elim Pentecostal Churches, West Lothian
Emmanuel Christian Fellowship, Lerwick
English National Catholic Church
Equality and Human Rights Commission
Equality Network
Erskine Baptist Church
Erskine Independent Evangelical Church, Kilwinning
Evangelical Alliance in Scotland
Eyemouth Baptist Church
Falkirk & District Evangelical Leaders Forum
Families Need Fathers Scotland
Family Education Trust
Family Life International - UK (Human Life International)
Fareham Community Church
Fellowship of Independent Evangelical Churches in Scotland
Fernielea Gospel Hall, Aberdeen
Fife Muslim Educational and Cultural Centre
FIRE School of Ministry, USA
First Plumbline Apologetics
Forward Together
Free Church of Scotland
Free Church of Scotland (Continuing)
Free Presbyterian Church of Scotland
Freeland Church of Scotland, Kirk Session of
Gate Church, Dundee
Gateway Community Church, Perth
Gateway Group (Oban LGBT)
Gay Dads Scotland
Gay Men's Health
Gay Police Association in Scotland
Glasgow City Council
Glasgow Elim Church, Govanhill
Glasgow University LGBT Association
Glasgow University Students' Representative Council
Glenboig Christian Assembly
GMB Scotland
Gourock Baptist Church
Groundlevel Churches UK
Hadassah Prayer Group
Hamilton Baptist Church
Harris Free Church of Scotland (continuing), Kirk Session of
Heart to Heart
Highland Christian Schools Trust
Highland Law Practice
Highland LGBT Forum
Highway of Holiness Church, London
Holyrood Abbey Church of Scotland, Edinburgh
HOME, Falkirk
Hope Christian Fellowship, Glasgow
Hug Action for Mental Health
Humanist Society Scotland
Inverkeithing Baptist Church
Islamic Medical Association
Islay Baptist Church, Bowmore
Jewish Gay and Lesbian Group
Johnstone High Parish Church of Scotland, Kirk Session of, Kilbarchan
Kelso Baptist Church
Kilmallie Free Church, Fort William
Kilmaurs: Maxwell & Kilmarnock, United Free Church of Scotland, Kirk Session of
Kilmuir and Stenscholl Free Church of Scotland (Continuing), Kirk Session of
Kilsyth Community Church
Kinfauns Family Church, Perth
Kings Church, Edinburgh
King's Fellowship (The), Inverness
Kingsview Christian Centre, Kirk Session of
Kintyre Embrace (Kintyre LGBT Group)
Kirkliston Community Church, Edinburgh
Kirkmuirhill Church of Scotland, Kirk Session of
Kirkstyle Baptist Church, Carluke
Knights of St Columba Province 1 Glasgow
Knightswood Free Church Continuing, Glasgow
Knock Free Church, Isle of Lewis
Larbert Pentecostal Church
Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement
LGBT Centre for Health and Wellbeing
LGBT Labour Scotland
LGBT National Youth Council
LGBT Network
LGBT Youth Scotland
LGBTory - The Conservative Party LGBT Group
Liberal Youth Scotland
Lighthouse Church (The), Poole
Linktown Church Kirkcaldy, Kirk Session of
Linwood Gospel Hall
Living Faith Fellowship, Southport
Livingston Free Church of Scotland
Livingston Pentecostal Church
Lochbroom & Coigach Free Church of Scotland
Lochgilphead & Lochfyneside Free Church of Scotland, Argyll
Logie & St John's (Cross) Church of Scotland, Dundee, Kirk Session of
Love Scotland Ltd
Madrasa Taleem-Ul-Islam
Madrassal Arabia Islamia
Manish-Scarista Church of Scotland, Kirk Session of
Marsh Lane Pentecostal Church, Tipton
Martin's Memorial Church of Scotland, Kirk Session of
Maryburgh FC
Masjid Noor
Methodist Church in Scotland
Methodist Church in Sheltand
Metropolitan Community Church in Glasgow
Midlothian Council
Mothers at Home Ireland
Mothers' Union
Muslim Association of Nigeria
Muslim Council of Scotland
Mustard Seed Fellowship (The), Glenrothes
Nailsea Baptist Church, North Somerset
New Life Christian Fellowship, Prestwick
New Life Church, Wickford
Newbuildings Independent Methodist Church
Newon Wallace Town Church Prayer Group, Ayr
North Ayrshire Council
North Uist & Grimsay & Berneray Free Church of Scotland, Carinish
North Uist & Grimsay Free Church of Scotland (Continuing), Kirk Session of
Northern Presbytery of the Free Church of Scotland (continuing)
Oasis Christian Centre, Livingston
Oasis Christian Fellowship, Bridge of Don
Oban Baptist Church
Old Luce Church of Scotland, Glenluce, Kirk Session of
Olivet Evangelical Church, Falkirk
On Eagles Wings
One Spirit Interfaith Foundation
Order of Friars Minor Capuchin, Franciscan Friary, Erith
Orwell Portmoak Parish Church, Kirk Session of
Paekakariki Christian Fellowship, New Zealand
Pagan Federation, Scotland (The)
Paisley Road West Mosque
Parenting across Scotland
Park Free Church Session, Isle of Lewis
Park United Reformed Church, Airdrie
Pentecostal Church of God (The), Nairn
Pentecostal Holiness Church Continuing, Colwyn Bay
Poolewe and Aultbea Free Church
Poolewe and Aultbea Free Church of Scotland (Continuing)
Portree Free Church (Continuing)
Presbytery of Glasgow and Argyll, Free Church
Presbytery of Lewis, Church of Scotland
Presbytery of Ross, Church of Scotland
Presbytery of the Western Isles, Isle of Lewis, Free Church of Scotland
Presbytery of Wigtown and Stranraer, Church of Scotland
Pride Glasgow
Protestant Truth Society & Evangelical Connexion, London
Public and Commercial Services Union
Putney Evangelical Church, London
Queen Margaret University Students' Union
Quest - A group for lesbian and gay Catholics
RACE Fellowship, Hatfield
Ramsey Independent Methodist, Isle of Man
Ratho Parish Church, Newbridge
RCCG - Balm in Gilead Parish, Leicester
RCCG - BeiKnowle Methodist Church, Bristol
RCCG - Bridge Road Grays, Essex
RCCG - City of Grace, Peterborough
RCCG - City of Zion Church, Cambridge
RCCG - Dominion Assembly, Liverpool
RCCG - FOL, Braintree
RCCG - Fruitfulland Parish, Tilbury
RCCG - Glasgow
RCCG - Grace Chapel, Chesterfield
RCCG - His Kingdom for all Nations, Gravesend, Kent
RCCG - Immanuel Sanctuary, Dartford, Kent
RCCG - JPP, Dagenham
RCCG - Kennington Lane, London
RCCG - Kingdom Builders Family, Luton
RCCG - Leicester
RCCG - Leyton, London
RCCG - Longthorpe Close
RCCG - New Wine Assembly, Dagenham
RCCG - Northampton
RCCG - Olney Road, London
RCCG - POJ Parish, Chelmsford
RCCG - Pycroft Way, London
RCCG - Sheffield
RCCG - Solution Assembly, Newcastle
Reformed Presbyterian Church of Scotland
Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) General Meeting for Scotland
Renfrew Trinity Church of Scotland, Renfrew
Revival Media
River of Life Church (The), Dumfries
Riverside Christian Church, Buckie
Roman Catholic Diocese of Paisley, Paisley
Salvation Army (The) - Scotland Office
Sandyford Henderson Memorial Church of Scotland, Glasgow
Sauchie & Fishcross U.F. Church, Kirk Session of
Scottish Christian Party
Scottish Council of Jewish Communities
Scottish Episcopal Church - General Synod Faith and Order Board
Scottish Green Party - Dunbartonshire Branch
Scottish Human Rights Commission
Scottish Independent Advocacy Alliance
Scottish Legal Action Group
Scottish Reformation Society (Lewis)
Scottish Young Greens
Scottish Youth Parliament
Seventh-day Adventist Church in Scotland
Shawbost Free Church of Scotland
Sheddocksley Baptist Church, Aberdeen
Sheehan Kelsey Oswald, Family Law Specialists
Skye and Harris, Associated Presbyterian Churches
Skye and Lochcarron Presbytery, Free Church of Scotland (continuing), Portree
Smith Business Services Ltd
Smithton-Culloden Free Church of Scotland, Kirk Session of
Society of St Vincent de Paul, Glasgow
Springs Christian Fellowship, Ware
St. Andrew's Church, Dumfries
St Andrew's Episcopal Church, Alford
St Andrew's Parish, St Peter's Parish & St Philip's Parish
St Catherine's Argyle Church of Scotland, Edinburgh
St Columba Church of Scotland New Charge
St Columba's Church of Scotland, Bridge of Don
St Devenick's Scottish Episcopal Church, Aberdeen
St Georges Church, Deal
St James' Church of Scotland, Kirk Session of, Broughty Ferry
St Mary's Episcopal Cathedral LGBT group
St Mary's Episcopal Cathedral, Glasgow
St Mary's Episcopal Church, Bridge of Weir
St Rollox Church of Scotland, Glasgow
Stewarton John Knox Parish, Kirk Session of
Stonewall Scotland
Stornoway Free Church Deacons' Court
Stornoway Free Church Session
Stornoway Reformed Presbyterian Church of Scotland, Isle of Lewis
Stornoway, Associated Presbyterian Churches
Strath and Sleat Church of Scotland, Isle of Skye, Kirk Session of
Swan Electronics
Thrapston Baptist Church
Torrance Parish Church, Glasgow
Totterdown Baptist Church, Bristol
Tradition Family Property Association
UNISON Scotland
Unitarians in Edinburgh
United Free Church of Scotland
United Free Church of Scotland, Glasgow
United Free Church of Scotland, Tayport
United Reformed Church, Synod of Scotland - Church & Society Committee on behalf of the Synod
University and College Union Scotland
University of Abertay Dundee Students' Association LGBT Society
University of St Andrews Students' Association
University of Stirling Students' Union
Urban Creatures Chartered Architects
Vale of Aylesbury Vineyard Church
West Ferry, Douglas and Angus Home Fellowship Group, Central Baptist Church, Dundee
Westhill Free Church of Scotland (Continuing), Inverness
Whitley Bay Baptist Church
Wick and Strathy Associated Presbyterian Church, Kirk Session of
Wishaw Cambusnethan Old and Morningside Parish Church of Scotland
Wishaw Ebenezer
Woodlands Methodist Church Discussion Fellowship, Glasgow
Word of Life Church, Stratford on Avon
World in Need intl.
World Wide Marriage Encounter (Scotland)
Zia-Ul-Quran Centre


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