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30 May 2010

  • 30th May 2010

    Comment: David Laws’s gay secrecy is understandable, so many closeted Lib Dem MPs is not 62

    David Laws resigned yesterday

    12:08 PM — David Laws, undoubtedly the brightest star of the Conservative Liberal Democrat coalition fell victim to something so evident in the lives of any gay or lesbian, utter fear. His downfall after what must have been one of the shortest ever spells in the cabinet is a personal tragedy that was ultimately inevitable as soon as the Daily Telegraph obtained the expenses claims of every MP in the last Parliament. But why is he the third prominent Liberal Democrat MP to be forced to come out as either gay or bisexual in the past few years given their party's whole hearted support of gay rights?

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