The new parliament may be far from ideal for some (and indeed, we still aren’t sure if a deal with the DUP will happen), but there is one thing to … Continued
Because of human rights, everyone is entitled to equal dignity, regardless of their age, sex, race, beliefs or religion.
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The age of consent is equal for all
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The UK had an higher age of consent for homosexuals. The European Court said this discriminated against Mr Surtherland and violated his right to privacy. The UK government then committed to equalise the age of consent, which it did in 2000.