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 Baroness Corston Baroness Corston Labour 2:45 pm, 23rd July 2019

My Lords, does the Minister agree that one difficulty here is the inheritance of Empire? When I chaired the Joint Committee on Human Rights, we went to Delhi to talk to the commission on equality and human rights there and we mentioned the legislation on gay rights. The answer was emphatic: “We got this legislation from you, and we’re grateful”.