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  • 29th March 2013

    Ugandan asylum seeker has Heathrow deportation flight cancelled 9

    Christine was due to be deported to Uganda on Friday 28 March at 7pm onboard a Kenya Airlines flight

    10:16 AM — The deportation flight of a female asylum seeker to Uganda has been cancelled with just hours to spare against Friday’s deadline.

  • 26th July 2011

    Another MP withdraws from religious rights motion 66

    Another MP has withdrawn his name from the motion

    11:25 AM — Another MP has withdrawn his name from a motion apparently calling for religious workers to be allowed to refuse to serve gay people. Liberal Democrat MP for Portsmouth South Mike Hancock, who recently accused the UK Border Agency of homophobia, said he signed the early day motion by accident.

  • 22nd July 2011

    Labour MP: Compromises for anti-gay staff are ‘outrageous’ 77

    The EHRC has called for accommodations to be made for workers who don't want to serve gay people

    3:48 PM — Labour MP John McDonnell has called on the Equality and Human Rights Commission to review its decision to advocate for "compromises" and "reasonable accommodations" for workers who refuse to serve gay people. He said the move was "outrageous and totally unacceptable".

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