Equal Marriage marching on except in Northern Ireland

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Liberal Democrats at Edinburgh’s Equal Marriage March
Picture copyright Liberal Youth Scotland

On Valentine’s Day our Lib Dem colleagues in Scotland joined others for a march to Holyrood in support of equal marriage. As you may be aware there has been a consultation process there into the subject and the Government are now considering those submissions. There will also be a consultation by Westminster covering England and Wales.

However, the week before in the Northern Ireland Assembly the subject of the Sexual Orientation Strategy once again emerged from the long grass it has spent most of a decade in to feature at the top of First Minister’s Questions. With the Junior Minister saying that OFMDFM do intend to publish this strategy and the revised Cohesion Sharing and Integration programme this year it fell on Green Party MLA Steven Agnew to ask about one specific.

You can find out more about what he asked and what implications is has on the LGBT+ Lib Dems Northern Ireland site.

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