Schedule 26 — Hatred on the grounds of sexual orientation

Part of Orders of the Day – in the House of Commons at 6:00 pm on 6th May 2008.

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Photo of Andrew Selous Andrew Selous Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions) 6:00 pm, 6th May 2008

Is there not a slight flaw in the hon. Gentleman's argument? Does it not come down to the issue of in whose mind there is an intention to cause threatening behaviour—the person who feels offended or the person speaking? That has been dealt with in different ways in the past.