Lord Hain

Llafur Peer

@peterhain

Gay Rights

A vote for gay rights would be a vote for homosexual people to have the same rights as heterosexuals (including for example the ability to marry, an equal age of consent, and the right to adopt) and for discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation to be illegal.

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Lord Hain generally voted for equal gay rights

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Major votes

  • On 5 Maw 2014: Lord Hain wedi pleidleisio to make same sex marriage available to armed forces personnel outside the UK. Show vote
  • On 21 Mai 2013: Lord Hain was absent for a vote on Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 5 Chw 2013: Lord Hain wedi pleidleisio in favour of allowing same sex couples to marry. Show vote
  • On 19 Maw 2007: Lord Hain was absent for a vote on Equality Act (Sexual Orientation) Regulations Show vote
  • On 12 Hyd 2004: Lord Hain Fe wnaeth pleidleisio yes ar Civil Partnership Bill [Lords] Show vote
  • On 25 Mai 2004: Lord Hain wedi pleidleisio against allowing mixed sex marriages which become a same sex marriage to remain valid as long as neither party objected. Show vote
  • On 10 Maw 2003: Lord Hain wedi pleidleisio to repeal a ban on the promotion of homosexuality in schools. Show vote
  • On 4 Tach 2002: Lord Hain Fe wnaeth pleidleisio yes ar Adoption and Children Bill — Suitability Of Adopters Show vote
  • On 22 Meh 1998: Lord Hain was absent for a vote on Crime and Disorder Bill — Reduction of Age of Consent for Homosexual Acts to 16 Show vote

Minor votes

  • On 5 Maw 2014: Lord Hain wedi pleidleisio to enable the courts to deal with proceedings for the divorce of, or annulment of the marriage of, a same sex couple. Show vote
  • On 5 Maw 2014: Lord Hain wedi pleidleisio in favour of various amendments to acts of Parliament in light of the introduction of same sex marriage. Show vote
  • On 5 Chw 2013: Lord Hain wedi pleidleisio in favour of allowing same sex couples to marry. Show vote
  • On 5 Chw 2013: Lord Hain was absent for a vote on Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill — (Carry-over) Show vote
  • On 20 Mai 2008: Lord Hain Fe wnaeth pleidleisio no ar Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Fertility treatment requires father and mother — rejected Show vote
  • On 20 Mai 2008: Lord Hain Fe wnaeth pleidleisio no ar Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill — Fertility treatment requires male role model — rejected Show vote
  • On 9 Tach 2004: Lord Hain was absent for a vote on Categories of civil partners other than same sex couples Show vote
  • On 9 Tach 2004: Lord Hain was absent for a vote on Civil Partnerships Bill [Lords] — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 10 Maw 2003: Lord Hain wedi pleidleisio against requiring reports on the impact of repealing a ban on the promotion of homosexuality in schools. Show vote
  • On 20 Mai 2002: Lord Hain was absent for a vote on Adoption and Children Bill — [3rd Allotted Day] — Clause 131 — General interpretation, etc. Show vote
  • On 16 Mai 2002: Lord Hain was absent for a vote on Adoption and Children Bill — [2nd Allotted Day] — Applications for adoption Show vote
  • On 29 Hyd 2001: Lord Hain was absent for a vote on Adoption and Children Bill (Programme) — Consideration and Third Reading Show vote
  • On 24 Hyd 2001: Lord Hain was absent for a vote on Relationships (Civil Registration) Show vote
  • On 5 Gor 2000: Lord Hain was absent for a vote on Local Government Bill [Lords] — Prohibition on promotion of homosexuality: bullying Show vote
  • On 10 Chw 2000: Lord Hain was absent for a vote on Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill Show vote
  • On 1 Maw 1999: Lord Hain was absent for a vote on Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 10 Chw 1999: Lord Hain was absent for a vote on Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill — Clause 1 — Age of Consent for Homosexual Acts Show vote
  • On 25 Ion 1999: Lord Hain was absent for a vote on Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill — Second Reading Show vote

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