According to THIS posting, Conservative MEPs think that it is not the role of MEPs speak out on issues in Africa.
However, THIS posting makes clear that Conservative MEPs do think it is the role of MEPs to speak out on issues in Africa.
Is it because the Tories don't actually care about gay rights or am I reading too much in to this ?
P.S. And for the record, I agree 100% with Robert Sturdy. It's a shame his South West colleagues do not use their role and influence to speak out similarly against wrongs and injustices.