In The South

Nicola Sturgeon to apologise for historic criminalisation of gay men in Scotland

Besi Besemar October 29, 2017

Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister of Scotland, is to make a statement of apology to people convicted in the past under Scotland’s historical discriminatory “homosexual offences” laws. The apology will be made in the Scottish Parliament on Tuesday November 7, to coincide with the publication of a bill to give a pardon for such convictions.

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