PM says ending conversion therapy is ‘complex’, but ministers will ‘stamp it out’
Boris Johnson has said ending conversion therapy is “technically complex” but insisted ministers will “stamp it out” after three LGBT advisers resigned in protest.The Prime Minister said he would work to end the “abhorrent” practice after his Government came under damning criticism for allegedly creating a “hostile environment” for LGBT people.
Boris Johnson has lampooned Sir Keir Starmer over his bungled reshuffle and joked his deputy will be “hungrier” for more power.Angela Rayner was given greater authority within the shadow cabinet following intense criticism of Labour leader Sir Keir’s initial move to strip her of key roles as party chairwoman and campaign co-ordinator following the elections.
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During a debate in the House of Commons, opposition leader Sir Keir Starmer accused Boris Johnson of a Queen's Speech that "merely papers over the cracks". The prime minister assured MPs that his government will "unite and level up" across the union, to help the UK "bounce forward". Report by Thomasl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Boris Johnson has described the early election results as "very encouraging". Speaking to reporters in Coventry, the prime minister said the government's success is because they have been focusing on "our priorities, the people's priorities, and bouncing back from the pandemic as much as we can." Report by Thomasl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on April 24 attended an event on Panchayati Raj Diwas, via video conferencing. At the event, PM said, "When we met for Panchayati Raj Diwas a year back, the entire country was fighting against Corona. At that time I had urged all of you to carry out your duty in stopping Corona from reaching villages." "We've to ensure that guidelines issued from time to time are followed in villages. We have the security cover of vaccines this time. So, we've to ensure that everyone in villages gets both the doses of vaccine," he added.
Transgender Olympic athlete Caitlyn Jenner, a Republican running for the California governorship, has prompted an angry reaction from some members of the LGBTQ community. Her response to critics was “I move on”.She was speaking during an interview with Fox News host Sean Hannity at her private airplane hangar near Malibu, in which she gave her backing to former US president Donald Trump’s border wall.
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