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David Davis

  • 30th September 2014

    Veteran Tory: Introducing same-sex marriage ‘was a political disaster’ 22

    David Davis said he thought same-sex marriage was 'a disaster'

    2:29 PM — A veteran Tory MP has said he thought introducing same-sex marriage "was a disaster" politically, as it “looked like a distraction”.

  • 18th October 2012

    Gay Tory MP blasts equal marriage policy 82

    Conor Burns: "I marvel at why we’re bringing this forward"

    8:17 PM — Conor Burns, the gay Conservative MP for Bournemouth West, Branksome East and Alderney, says the gay community has expressed “no clamour” of support for the right to marry.

  • 8th October 2012

    UK: Anti-equal marriage rally takes place at Tory conference 111

    Ann Widdecombe and Lord Carey are due to make speeches

    12:23 PM — A rally by the Coalition for Marriage, the campaign group leading the opposition to equal marriage rights for same-sex couples in the UK, has taken place against the backdrop of the Conservative Party Conference.

  • 10th October 2005

    Tory Leadership Contender Promises Gay Agenda

    12:00 AM — In launching his bid yesterday to become leader of the Conservative Party, and leader of the Opposition, David Davis explicitly mentioned uniting the various communities in Britain to form one nation.Mr Davis famously stood up for gay rights when he intervened in the torturing of a gay pupil by a gang of bullies at his tough inner London school.

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