Lords presses for action on abolished offences | 9 June 2021 | House of Lords

What is the government’s stance on disregarding abolished offences? This #Pride month, members of the House of Lords press the government for action to disregard offences relating to decriminalised homosexual conduct. Watch to see the government’s response. Topics: 00:00 – Minister’s first response 00:30 – The stigma of having to declare decriminalised offences 02:20 – The impact of the 1967 Sexual Offences Act 03:47 – Equality 04:51 – Celebrating the life of Alan Turing 06:01 – Pushing for legislation on the subject 07:40 – Causes for delays to legislation Read a transcript of this event: https://hansard.parliament.uk/lords/2021-06-09/debates/77607423-74C7-414F-AADF-1104AEA86D83/AbolishedOffences Catch-up on House of Lords business: Watch live events: https://parliamentlive.tv/Lords Read the latest news: https://www.parliament.uk/lords/ Stay up to date with the House of Lords on social media: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/UKHouseofLords • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/UKHouseofLords/ • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UKHouseofLords • Flikr: https://flickr.com/photos/ukhouseoflords/albums • LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-house-of-lords #HouseofLords #UKParliament