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Equality Bill

Part of the debate – in a Public Bill Committee at 10:39 am on 9th June 2009.

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Photo of Evan Harris Evan Harris Shadow Science Minister 10:39 am, 9th June 2009

John Mason raised the question of opt-outs and conscientious objection, which exist in statute for abortion. Is it your contention, Mr. Kornicki, that there ought to be more opt-outs for people performing public functions—for them not have to do certain things on the basis of their conscience, religious or otherwise?