New ‘conversion therapy’ ban bill tabled includes unlimited fines
A ‘conversion therapy’ bill will be debated in the UK’s Parliament after being introduced by the House of Lords (Image: UK Parliament)
A bill has been seen that if passed would see ‘conversion therapy’ in the UK banned and perpetrators punished with unlimited fines.
The bill was tabled by the Liberal Democrat peer, Baroness Burt, in the House of Lords. Her bill was selected in a Private Members’ Bill ballot at the beginning of the month. It followed a ‘conversion therapy’ ban being left out of the King’s Speech, despite one being promised five years ago.
Baroness Burt’s bill, which would ban ‘conversion therapy’ aimed at changing sexual orientation and gender identity, got its first reading on Monday (20 November).
The BBC has reported to have seen the