Christopher Cramp and Matthew Roche complete their Civil Partnership as the first in England on 5th December 2005. Due to Mr Roche’s illness, they applied for special dispensation to hold the ceremony in the hospice before the law was due to take effect on 21st December. Mr Roche died of terminal cancer the following day.
Over the years the different regulations which were introduced which granted protections to various parts of people’s lives. From Equality of pay, to sex discrimination or racial discrimination the Act […]
In 2009, the Welsh Rugby player, Gareth Thomas came out as gay. You can read more about him here: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2010/may/04/gareth-thomas-gay-interview-crusaders If ever there was a symbol which showed you should […]
As an update to the previous 1990 Act this legislation was introduced to bring the law upto date with modern science and social concerns. [https://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2008/22/pdfs/ukpga_20080022_en.pdf] The appropriate sections which were […]
The Adoption And Children Act 2002 received royal assent and became law on November 7th 2002, although it didn’t come fully into effect until the end of December 2005. The […]