Fifteen years after every Briton was obliged to start acknowledging that someone they knew somewhere had entered a civil partnership, –
Depends what you mean by “know” I guess. I know of someone, I have met someone, sure. But know, as in that circle of people I might phone up for a beer if I were in town?
15 years ago would be 2005. In which year there were:
18,059 couples entered into a civil partnership between December 2005 and the end of December 2006
Is Ben Summerskill really trying to claim that the 65 million of us all know one of those 36,000 people?
Well, actually, yes, he is but that’s because Summerskill spends most of his time talking out of his arse.