Tag Archives: Lords

Lords question progress on sexuality and asylum

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In the House of Lords, Lord Scriven challenged the government yesterday to outline “what progress they have made in implementing the recommendations of the Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration in the report, An investigation into the Home Office’s Handling of Asylum Claims Made on the Grounds of Sexual Orientation, March to June 2014.” For the government, Baroness Williams […]

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World Record attempt?

As election fever suffuses the nation, a quick rewind to the end of 2014 – when we saw the first ever debate in the House of Lords on bisexual, trans and lesbian women’s health. Baroness Liz Barker opened the debate saying: “My Lords, in 1999, shortly after I became a Member of your Lordships’ House, I met Lord Campbell of […]

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Lords debate bi women’s health

Tonight saw the first ever debate in the House of Lords on bisexual, trans and lesbian women’s health. Baroness Liz Barker opened the debate saying: “My Lords, in 1999, shortly after I became a Member of your Lordships’ House, I met Lord Campbell of Croy at an event. During our conversation he said, with a note of some pride in […]

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