The BBC is reporting a homophobic outburst from Ghulam Nabi of the UK Islamic Mission, who stated to the committee:
"... gay couples do not serve any purpose in society."
And just so our friends in the Roman Catholic Church don't feel left out, here's what Catholic priest John Keenan said, adding his criticisms to the plans to give homosexual couples equal legal rights:
Roman Catholic homophobia
"marriage between man and woman is the best context for...the proper development of society."
It's really just like in the 'good old days' of the late and much-unlamented Cardinal Thomas Winning.