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Homosexuality

Volume 13: debated on Monday 16 November 1981

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asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland whether, in view of the decision of the European Court in the Dudgeon case that current -legislation relating to homosexuality in Northern Ireland contravenes article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights, he now intends to introduce legislation to reform the law in Northern Ireland to fulfil the Government's obligations under the convention.

I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave to the hon. Member for Stalybridge and Hyde (Mr. Pendry) on 10 November 1981.—[Vol. 12, c. 48.]