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Grayling suggests B&Bs should be able to bar gay guests


A senior Conservative has been recorded suggesting people who run B&Bs in their homes should have the right to reject homosexual guests.

Shadow home secretary Chris Grayling was recorded as saying individuals "should have the right to decide who does and who doesn't come into their own home", but that hotels should not be allowed to discriminate in that way.

Mr Grayling later said he was trying to be "sensitive to the genuinely held principles of faith groups", but was not seeking a change in the law.

Secret recording courtesy of The Observer


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