Definition of Clause 28 in English:

Clause 28

noun

Politics
  • (In the United Kingdom) a clause of the 1988 Local Government Bill (which became section 28 of the 1988 Local Government Act) which forbids public spending by local authorities on any activity that promotes homosexuality, and thereby imposes restrictions on certain books and educational material, works of art, etc.

Origin

1980s; earliest use found in The Financial Times.