Posts Tagged “gay rights”

Hughes welcome Supreme Court ruling securing freedom from persecution for gay asylum seekers

by Stephen Tall on July 8, 2010

Lib Dem deputy leader Simon Hughes has welcomed the Supreme Court’s ruling that two gay men who said they faced persecution in their home countries of Cameron and Iran have the right to asylum in the UK. I am delighted this ruling recognises the rights of gay asylum seekers, ensuring their freedom from persecution around […]

Gay rights – what will you believe: the Tory spin or the Tory voting record?

by Stephen Tall on February 17, 2010

Bless Nick Herbert: he’s doing his best today to make the claim that the Tories’ attitudes to homosexuality have changed, and that gay people should trust the party. The trouble is Nick has to contend with the reality of the Tories’ voting record – which, as the Lib Dems have pointed out, shows what the Tory party really believes.

The voting records of current Tory MPs who are standing again in 2010 show that: