David Burrowes MP

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It Is Time to Support the British Traditions of Free Speech, Tolerance - And Marriage

(57) Comments | Posted May 19, 2013 | 7:00 PM

This weekend I have been reminded of the reason why my amendments to the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill need to be supported. It was not the usual outburst of hostile abuse which has filled my inbox and Twitter feed but the report on Friday of a street preacher in...

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It's Time to Stand Up for the Progressive and Conservative Institution of Marriage

(63) Comments | Posted February 3, 2013 | 6:00 PM

Tuesday 5 February 2013 will be an historic day. It will be the first time in recent years that a 'free vote' bill is debated before a Queens Speech. The first time in living memory that an issue raising such fundamental matters of moral, legal and constitutional significance has been...

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Words Matter

(17) Comments | Posted October 17, 2012 | 6:27 AM

Gary McKinnon is not being extradited. How wonderful to be able to write these words which until the Home Secretary told me yesterday I did not fully believe could be true. Words do matter. When the prime minister said before the election that Gary McKinnon "is a vulnerable young man...

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