Section 28-style bans on promoting homosexuality on the rise in UK schools, teachers say

Growing numbers of schools are introducing Section 28-style bans on promoting homosexuality in the classroom, delegates told the National Union of Teachers' annual conference in Brighton today.

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The controversial clause, introduced under the Thatcher Government, was repealed by Labour because it was widely seen as prompting anti-gay feelings in schools.

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However, a motion before the conference said at least 46 schools – including a number of academies – had words similar to the previous legislation in their school policies.

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