In Conversation: Rocky Dawuni
4 weeks ago
This blog is mainly a personal response to stories in the media, but may also include the odd arts review, cultural relfection or occasional anecdote. Blog journo - Karen Burke.
(David Cameron) was asked if the Tory party still has a problem with homophobia in its ranks.
“Honestly, conservative parties do always include some people of very strong religious faith, and that is true in the Conservative party. I think it's also true in some parts of the Labour party too, actually. It's always been the case, but I think the idea now is that there is a shared consensus bedrock view that this is a party for equal rights whether you are male, female, black white urban rural straight or gay. Actually I could find you quite a lot of relatively religious conservatives who totally agree that we must never go back.”