Where do Tory PM potentials stand on LGBT rights?


Boris Johnson

Not running.

Entered Parliament: 2002

MP for: Uxbridge and South Ruislip

Voting record on LGBT matters: GOOD

Key voting record:

2002: Absent from Adoption and Children Bill — Suitability Of Adopters

2003: Voted NO on maintaining Section 28

2004: Voted YES on Civil Partnerships

2007: Absent for Equality Act (Sexual Orientation)

Other LGBT work / statements:

Was instrumental on making sure London’s pride events had space in the city. Generally seen to be on the side of LGBTs during his time as London’s mayor. Has been criticised for insinuating in 2001 that if gay marriage was allowed why not three men and a dog.

Likelihood to response to LGBT matters: HIGH

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GAYUK Rating: 8/10

STEPHEN CRABB | LIAM FOX | MICHAEL GOVE | JEREMY HUNT (not running) | SAJID JAVID | BORIS JOHNSON | ANDREA LEADSON | THERESA MAY | NICKY MORGAN (not running) | PRITI PATEL


 

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