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Mary Portas

  • 10th December 2014

    Mary Portas marries partner Melanie Rickey

    Mary Portas married her civil partner

    3:28 PM — Retail guru Mary Portas has become of the first people to convert her civil partnership to a marriage.

  • 13th October 2011

    Mary Portas apologises for calling female Cabinet ministers ‘ugly’ 33

    Mary Portas has apologised for her words

    11:05 AM — Retail guru Mary Portas has written to four female Cabinet ministers to apologise for calling them "ugly". Portas, who advises prime minister David Cameron on the retail industry, said she didn't want to be "abusive" and "destructive" and admitted she did not know who the four female members of the Cabinet are.

  • 11th October 2011

    Mary Portas calls Cabinet women ‘an ugly bunch’ 51

    Mary Portas: Unimpressed by Cabinet fashion

    2:12 PM — Retail guru Mary Portas has called David Cameron's female cabinet ministers 'an ugly bunch'. The lesbian presenter, who was appointed by Mr Cameron to help save small shops, said ministers including Theresa May, Baroness Warsi and Caroline Spelman need a bit of "sex and glamour".

  • 10th January 2011

    Mary Portas says she can’t explain her sexuality 34

    Mary Portas said female sexuality was hard to define

    12:05 PM — Retail guru Mary Portas says female sexuality isn't black and white. The presenter of the BBC's Mary, Queen of Shops said she could not explain how women who had been married could fall in love with other women.

  • 5th November 2010

    Tory MP Chris Grayling named Stonewall ‘bigot of the year’ 36

    Chris Grayling was branded a 'bigot' at the award ceremony

    1:41 AM — Former shadow home secretary Chris Grayling was named 'Bigot of the Year' at Thursday night's Stonewall awards. Award winners included rugby player Gareth Thomas, The Times and actor John Partridge.

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