Monday, 4 April 2011
THE Government is looking for ways to cut public spending. Here is an area where deep cuts could be made, and the results would be entirely beneficial.
Trevor Phillips and the Equality and Human Rights Commission are suggesting that children as young as 11 should be asked what their sexual orientation is.
If I was 11 years old and Trevor Phillips, or one of his minions, asked me what my sexual orientation was, I’d tell him to go away – although I wouldn’t put it that politely.
I’d also tell him to get a job to which he was better qualified, like picking up litter.
Though street cleaners might of course object to having to work alongside Trevor Phillips.
And finally, I’d suggest to the Government that it slashed the Equalities Commision budget even more than it’s already been slashed.
Ralph Musgrave, Durham.
For more information on this subject, see: EHRC Report Proposes Sex Surveys for Children
EHRC Letter by Ralph Musgrave
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