Lord Hamilton of Epsom

Conservative Peer

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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Lord Hamilton of Epsom consistently voted against equal gay rights

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about equal gay rights:

  • On 21 Jan 2008: Lord Hamilton of Epsom was absent for a vote on Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [HL] — need for a father Show vote
  • On 21 Mar 2007: Lord Hamilton of Epsom voted yes on Equality Act (Sexual Orientation) Regulations 2007 Show vote
  • On 9 Jan 2007: Lord Hamilton of Epsom voted yes on Equality Act (Sexual Orientation) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2006 Show vote
  • On 5 Jul 2000: Lord Hamilton of Epsom voted yes on Local Government Bill [Lords] — Prohibition on promotion of homosexuality: bullying Show vote
  • On 10 Feb 2000: Lord Hamilton of Epsom voted no on Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill Show vote
  • On 1 Mar 1999: Lord Hamilton of Epsom 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: Lord Hamilton of Epsom 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: Lord Hamilton of Epsom 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 22 Jun 1998: Lord Hamilton of Epsom 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

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