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Bermuda

Volume 229: debated on Thursday 22 July 1993

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To ask the Prime Minister what discussions he has had with the Bermuda Government about bringing the law on consensual sexual relations between adult men in private into line with the legislative position in Britain.

This is primarily a matter for the Government of Bermuda. Nevertheless, I expressed my concerns about this issue to the Premier of Bermuda when we met on 14 July. The Premier indicated that the Bermuda Government may look further at this issue after their general election to be held before May 1994.

NameMinister(s) servedDate of appointmentPrevious employer
K. AdamsSecretary of State for the Environment28 May 1993Rt. Hon. John Gummer
P. BarnesSecretary of State for Social Security3 May 1993Boston Consulting Group
C. BluntSecretary of State for Defence15 February 1993PI Political Consultants
Sir R. Braithwaite*Prime Minister1 June 1992Foreign and Commonwealth Office
T. Burke*Secretary of State for the Environment10 April 1992Green Alliance
J. CaineSecretary of State for Northern Ireland17 June 1992Conservative Central Office
D. CameronJointly to the three Ministers of State and the Under Secretary of State in the Home Office21 June 1993Conservative Central Office
Dr. E. CottrellMinister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food27 May 1993Conservative Central Office