The sexuality of candidates is of no interest of voters(or should not be) as long as they do a good job.
So why is it that a couple of years ago Lloyd North was the unacceptable face of the gay porn industry, yet today Milord Carrington is all over him like a cheap suit?
And Milord is wrong to adopt such a insouciant attitude towards background checking.
Had they been a little more thorough young boy obsessed Barry Phelps would have been bought to heel ages ago.
And the same goes for convicted child porn possessor, Andrew Lamont.
Every putative councillor should be deep checked after the scandals of the past....