Commonwealth: Decriminalising Homosexuality - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 2:45 pm on 23rd July 2019.

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Photo of Lord Morgan Lord Morgan Labour 2:45 pm, 23rd July 2019

My Lords, is not one of the reasons for this very harsh treatment of this community in Commonwealth countries the attitude of the churches, which in a country such as Uganda are very reactionary? The representatives of the churches in this House are civilised and enlightened people. Could one perhaps request them to use their influence in this direction?