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18:18 | 23rd March 2017

News: UK

Wed 7 Apr, 2010
By Danielle Carter


Equal adoption rights - Tories voted for with a tremendous 6%, Labour 94% and Liberal Democrats 100%

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According to the site mygayvote.co.uk if you want to protect and promote your LGBT rights then we should be voting Labour on May 6th.

Some startling statistics have been released about the way in which our three top political parties vote when it comes to gay rights.

So when it comes to the Red, Blue and Yellow parties how do they vote?

To equalise the age of consent (bringing it down to 16 to be in line with straight couples) 14% of Tories voted for, 95% of Labour and 91% of Lib Dems.



To repeal Section 28 (and abolish local councils being able to discriminate and censor material relating to homosexuality) Tories for were 24%, Labour 99% and Lib Dems 100%

Equal adoption rights - Tories voted for with a tremendous 6%, Labour 94% and Liberal Democrats 100%

The introduction of civil partnerships, Tories voted at 65%, Labour 99% and Lib Dems 100%

The Equality Act (Preventing LGBT people from being discriminated against because they are gay) 26% of Tories voted for this, 96% of Labour and 88% of Lib Dems.

So the average of each party on how they vote for LGBT rights stands at:

26% Conservatives
97% Labour
96% Liberal Democrats

 

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