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In praise of Eric Pickles

We bet you never thought you’d see that title on Liberal Democrat Voice, eh?

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Opinion: David Jones is wrong on same sex parenting

It’s been a long time since something riled me so much I headed straight for the keyboard but the news of the comments made by Welsh Secretary David Jones regarding same sex couples bringing up children  did it. For anyone who missed it, t he said :

 I regard marriage as an institution that has developed over many centuries, essentially for the provision of a warm and safe environment for the upbringing of children, which is clearly something that two same-sex partners can’t do.

 He has now claimed that he was quoted out of context given that elsewhere he lauded civil partnerships …

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  • User AvatarPhilip Thomas 28th Mar - 10:04pm
    @Charlie: are you saying this mug was the product of the "left-wing middle intelligentsia which now dominates the Labour Party"? If we're going to talk...
  • User AvatarCharlie 28th Mar - 9:56pm
    George Orwell in his various writings in the 1940s pointed out that left wing intelligentsia had various views:- 1. Despised physical courage. 2. Despised patriotism....
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    This was a very difficult matter. A lot of people think that bercow has been a disgrace as a Speaker in a number of ways...
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    Before anyone goes too wild about this 'pandering;, has anyone here seen the Lib Dem national first Freepost template?
  • User AvatarAlex Sabine 28th Mar - 9:19pm
    Absolutely, Nick. Philip: Indeed, it is hard to avoid the conclusion that it is a blatant 'dog whistle' of the kind the Tories were (justifiably)...
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    @PBBrown If Electoral Calculus is right then it's scarcely David Heath's fault. [irony alert] But thank you for mentioning it. I'd rather pay tribute to...
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