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Tim Barnett(November 2013)

In this podcast Tim Barnett talks about growing up in the United Kingdom; becoming Britain's "first professional homosexual"; moving to New Zealand and becoming a Member of Parliament. Tim also talks about two significant pieces of legislation - Prostitution Reform Act and the Civil Union Act.

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This podcast was made possible through generous support from the Rule Foundation


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Record date:13th November 2013