Robert Hampton

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28th November 2003

Have I Got News For You
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Legal recognition of gay and lesbian relationships is something that is long overdue, so I was happy to see that the Queen’s Speech included civil partnerships for same-sex couples (although why the Government has to pander to the religious right by avoiding the word “marriage” is a mystery).

This is not, as the scaremongering right-wing press would like people to think, about a “gay rights” crusade, it is a common-sense measure to ensure fairness and justice for all. No-one with a sane mind could possibly be opposed to this plan, and as if to prove it, Norman Tebbit is opposed to this plan:-

Is it really the view of the Telegraph that … a man should be able to leave his estate free of tax to a toy-boy lover, but not to his own son

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