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Out Gay MP Mike Freer named as new equalities minister

Rachel Badham September 23, 2021

Conservative MP Mike Freer has been announced as a new UK equalities minister and will working alongside Liz Truss and Kemi Badenoch.

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Justice Minister promises pardons for people with historic convictions

Besi Besemar February 28, 2015

Liberal Democrat MP Simon Hughes today promised legislation before the May General Election to pardon those with historic convictions for being homosexual. Mr Hughes made the promise this afternoon during a political hustings event at National Student Pride at the University of Westminster in Marylebone. He said if there is not enough parliamentary time to change the law, it will be part of the Liberal Democrat election manifesto.

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