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Margot James MP

  • 5th February 2013

    Margot James MP: Coalition for Marriage and churches have deliberately misled on equal marriage 7

    Margot James said she supported the rights of gay people to marry someone of the same sex.

    4:52 PM — Margot James, the first openly gay woman in the Conservative Party, said she thought her party needed to keep progressing or they would end up like the American Republican Party.

  • 23rd November 2010

    Straight couple’s civil partnership application rejected 5

    The couple say they will go to court over the ban (Photo: Chris Houston)

    3:52 PM — A straight couple who were barred from having a civil partnership say they will fight the ban in court. Ian Goggin and Kristin Skarsholt, of Bristol, said they were disappointed to have been rejected by Bristol register office because they are straight but hope that their attempt would help change the law.

  • 3rd July 2010

    Margot James celebrates first Pride as MP 3

    Margot James MP has been visiting Pride for 30 years - this is her first an an MP

    3:01 PM — Margot James, recently elected MP for Stourbridge said she had been coming to Pride since 1980. This is her first Pride as an MP. Ms James, who is the Conservative party’s first openly lesbian MP told PinkNews.co.uk: “It's so accepting, welcoming and enthusiastic. People used to look at you like you were a freak. Now it's like a carnival”.

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