12th June 2014
Former Tory Chair: I commend students calling for removal of anti-gay Sultan’s honours 2
3:09 PM — Former Tory Chair Lord Deben has commended the Oxford University Student Union for condemning the university's decision not to rescind the Sultan of Brunei's Honorary Doctorate in Law.
10th June 2014
Former Tory Chair: King’s College dishonours gay students by maintaining honour for Sultan of Brunei 12
11:34 AM — Former Conservative Party Chairman Lord Deben, has criticised King's College London for rejecting calls by the publisher of PinkNews to rescind an Honorary Law Doctorate given to the Sultan of Brunei over the country's new law which allows gay people to be stoned.
17th May 2014
Former Tory Chairman attacks Stonewall, charities and businesses who refuse to join Dorchester boycott 7
11:58 AM — Lord Deben, who served as Conservative Party Chairman and Agriculture minister under Margaret Thatcher, has criticised Stonewall, and other charities and businesses refusing to join the boycott of s hotel chain owned by the Brunei Government.
16th May 2014
Former Tory Chairman: Stonewall’s refusal to boycott Dorchester ‘doesn’t make sense’ 28
2:49 PM — Former Conservative Party Chairman Lord Deben has criticised Stonewall’s decision not to boycott a hotel chain owned by the Brunei Government.
21st February 2014
Ex-Thatcher minister: F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone is a ‘sad man’ for backing Putin’s stance on gay rights 4
10:54 AM — Former Thatcher cabinet minister Lord Deben says Bernie Ecclestone is a “sad man” for supporting Vladimir Putin’s stance on gay rights.
18th December 2013
Thatcher cabinet minister: BBC should apologise for World AIDS Day red ribbon debacle 10
2:14 PM — Lord Deben, who served as Conservative Party Chairman and Agriculture minister under Margaret Thatcher, says the BBC should apologise for annoying “the very people who are its staunchest supporters” over its decision to defend reprimanding Graham Norton for wearing a ribbon for World AIDS Day.
11th February 2013
House of Lords may stage an anti-equal marriage rebellion 29
12:33 PM — Peers in the House of Lords have said that they expect around half of their colleagues to oppose the same-sex marriage bill, potentially creating severe delays in its progress or scuppering it altogether.