Christopher Fraser

Former Conservative MP for South West Norfolk

Gay Rights

A vote for gay rights would be a vote for homosexual people to have the same rights as heterosexuals (including for example the ability to marry, an equal age of consent, and the right to adopt) and for discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation to be illegal.

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Christopher Fraser consistently voted against equal gay rights

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Major votes

  • On 19 Mar 2007: Christopher Fraser voted no on Equality Act (Sexual Orientation) Regulations Show vote
  • On 22 Jun 1998: Christopher Fraser voted against reducing the age of consent for homosexual acts from eighteen to sixteen, a step which would have brought equality to the the law affecting heterosexual and homosexual acts. Show vote

Minor votes

  • On 20 May 2008: Christopher Fraser was absent for a vote on Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Fertility treatment requires father and mother — rejected Show vote
  • On 20 May 2008: Christopher Fraser was absent for a vote on Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Fertility treatment requires male role model — rejected Show vote
  • On 5 Jul 2000: Christopher Fraser was absent for a vote on Local Government Bill [Lords] — Prohibition on promotion of homosexuality: bullying Show vote
  • On 10 Feb 2000: Christopher Fraser was absent for a vote on Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill Show vote
  • On 1 Mar 1999: Christopher Fraser voted against reducing the age of consent for homosexual acts from eighteen to sixteen bringing equality to the the law affecting heterosexual and homosexual acts. Show vote
  • On 10 Feb 1999: Christopher Fraser voted against reducing the age of consent for homosexual acts from eighteen to sixteen bringing equality to the the law affecting heterosexual and homosexual acts. Show vote
  • On 25 Jan 1999: Christopher Fraser was absent for a vote on Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill — Second Reading Show vote

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