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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 AvatarRichard Underhill 31st Jul - 10:19pm
    Someone should advise about new members, recruitment and retention.
  • User AvatarRichard Underhill 31st Jul - 10:10pm
    Even in multi-doctor practices these issues can be difficult. My mother insisted on a female doctor. There was only one in the practice and she...
  • User AvatarRichard Underhill 31st Jul - 9:58pm
    I agree with Nick.
  • User AvatarRichard Underhill 31st Jul - 9:56pm
    For all the money they have it is surprising that the Tories are so rubbish at logos. There was the ice cream, or was it...
  • User AvatarDavid Raw 31st Jul - 9:30pm
    There's been a decline in single practice GP's over recent years - partly for financial reasons, partly for clinical reasons of the benefit of shared...
  • User AvatarFrank Little 31st Jul - 9:14pm
    Credit where credit is due for creating the first breach in the ban: http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2001/dec/03/uk.houseofcommons. The campaign was successful, but the only reference I can find...