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Conversion therapy bill defeated

An MP’s attempt to introduce a conversion practice ban has failed to pass a second reading in the House of Commons.

Nicola Laver

A private members’ bill introduced by Labour MP Lloyd Russell-Moyle attempted to prohibit ‘conversion practices’ - defined in the bill as conduct which seeks to change or suppress sexual orientation or gender identity. ‘This Bill’ he said, ‘stops parents sending their children to conversion practices.’