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Media ID   0237b-B    

   

My Word (BBC panel show) and Parliamentary Committee Stages (16 April 1986) of the Homosexual Law Reform Bill (the night Part Two was lost - anti discrimination measures)


Unique ID

1126779939-65

Speakers

Merv Wellington, Graeme Lee, David Lange, Fran Wilde, Trevor Mallard, Venn Young

Related media

0237a-B, 0237b-A

Details

Source tape

     

0237b-B

Date

     

unknown, 16 April 1986

Source

     

BBC, Parliament

Copyright

     

BBC, Parliament

Recorded by

     

Barry Neels (?)

Deposited by

     

Barry Neels (?)

Comments

Committee Stages span 0231 – 0238

Disclaimer

This summary gives general themes as to the content of this recording. It is not a verbatim transcript. Always refer back to the original audio. This is a working document and any amendments/corrections are welcome.



Summary

 

My Word (BBC panel show). A BBC radio panel game about words.

 

01:10

Name the composer

 

05:30

Name the singer

 

07:00

Film titles

 

10:00

Dancing

 

13:40

Mood music

 

21:00

Songs

 

28:00

end music

 

 

National Programme, music tracks

 

29:00

“Falling in Love Again” Linda Ronstadt

 

31:50

Talking about the book “The Rise and Decline of Nations”

 

 

 

Continued Parliamentary debate and then vote on Part Two (anti discrimination) of the Homosexual Law Reform Bill

 

33:30

Merv Wellington (?) - Human Rights Commission – If Part Two is passed there could be an increase in the amount of work.. appropriation .. You can’t accept the closure before the Committee because the Bill is out of order..

 

35:40

Chairman – ruling

 

36:10

Graeme Lee – I want to welcome the Prime Minister back..

 

36:30

David Lange – I am for this Bill..

 

36:45

Lee – it is time he did stand up and speak out.. I’m addressing Part Two – totally reprehensible.. it cannot be justified.. it cannot be passed tonight.. Part Two has been drafted by lawyers from the international homosexual community

 

38:10

Lee – “sexual orientation” implies from birth.. it would allow paedophilia..

 

39:00

Merv Wellington – point of order against Fran Wilde.. she should be restrained..

 

40:00

Chairman – ruling

 

40:15

Lee – “sexual orientation” covers any sexual leaning or persuasion.. paedophilia .. incest.. point of order against the Member for Hamilton West.. moving amendments

 

42:30

Fran Wilde – the claims are a complete perversion of what is stated in this Bill.. night after night .. they haven’t bothered to look at the truth..

 

44:00

Merv Wellington - voluntary workers.. voluntary organisations.. exempt from Part Two.. what does she mean

 

45:30

Trevor Mallard – point of order

 

46:15

Venn Young – point of order [continues on 0237b-A]

 


   



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