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  • 11th April 2012

    Challenge to release correspondence behind Brian Souter’s knighthood 38

    Sir Brian's knighthood angered many after his campaign to keep Section 28 (Photo: Briansouter.com)

    1:32 PM — A further challenge is to be made to release the correspondence behind the knighthood of Sir Brian Souter, who donated £1 million in an effort to keep Section 28 on the statute books.

  • 13th June 2011

    Knighthood for Section 28 backer Brian Souter 109

    Sir Brian, as he is now known (Photo: briansouter.com)

    11:27 AM — Brian Souter, the Stagecoach co-founder who gave £1 million to a 2000 campaign to uphold Section 28, has been honoured with a knighthood. The 57-year-old businessman has not spoken out against gay rights in 11 years but almost 2,500 people have signed a petition calling for the honour to be rescinded.

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