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Equality bill being processed urgently

Wed, 15 May 2013


The Chief Minister says an equality bill for the Island is being processed as quickly as possible.

Allan Bell has spoken out after a couple were refused a rental property on the grounds on their sexuality.

Laura Cull and Kira Izzard were turned down for a house in Ramsey after the landlord, a pastor at the Independent Methodist Church, discovered they were gay.

The pair have since set up a petition calling for the Equality Act 2010 to be implemented.

Allan Bell says the bill had been in the pipeline but had taken a backseat:

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