Boris Johnson

Former Conservative MP for Uxbridge and South Ruislip

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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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Boris Johnson generally voted for equal gay rights

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Major votes

Minor votes

  • On 20 May 2008: Boris Johnson was absent for a vote on Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Fertility treatment requires father and mother — rejected Show vote
  • On 20 May 2008: Boris Johnson was absent for a vote on Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Fertility treatment requires male role model — rejected Show vote
  • On 9 Nov 2004: Boris Johnson was absent for a vote on Categories of civil partners other than same sex couples Show vote
  • On 9 Nov 2004: Boris Johnson voted yes on Civil Partnerships Bill [Lords] — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 10 Mar 2003: Boris Johnson voted to require reports on the impact of repealing a ban on the promotion of homosexuality in schools. Show vote
  • On 20 May 2002: Boris Johnson was absent for a vote on Adoption and Children Bill — [3rd Allotted Day] — Clause 131 — General interpretation, etc. Show vote
  • On 16 May 2002: Boris Johnson voted no on Adoption and Children Bill — [2nd Allotted Day] — Applications for adoption Show vote
  • On 29 Oct 2001: Boris Johnson was absent for a vote on Adoption and Children Bill (Programme) — Consideration and Third Reading Show vote
  • On 24 Oct 2001: Boris Johnson was absent for a vote on Relationships (Civil Registration) Show vote

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