Local Government Bill [H.L.]

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 6:30 pm on 6th December 1999.

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Photo of Baroness Massey of Darwen Baroness Massey of Darwen Labour 6:30 pm, 6th December 1999

My Lords, I respect what the noble Baroness, Lady Young, has said. However, the word "promote" is used in Section 28. That word is unclear and has always been said to be unclear. Teachers, doctors and school governors agree that it is unclear and are sometimes put off teaching about HIV and AIDS because the word is unclear.