Local Government Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 6:30 pm on 10th July 2003.

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Photo of Lord Brightman Lord Brightman Crossbench 6:30 pm, 10th July 2003

had given notice of his intention to move Amendment No. 22:

After Clause 121, insert the following new clause—

"PROMOTION OF PARTICULAR SEXUAL LIFESTYLES (1) Subject to the general principle that the institution of marriage is to be supported, a local authority shall not encourage, or publish material intended to encourage, the adoption of any particular sexual lifestyle.

(2) This section does not prohibit the provision for young persons of sex education or counselling services on sexual behaviour and associated health risks."