‘Voters would be accepting of gay PM’

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Voters would be accepting of a gay person as Prime Minister, according to Nick Clegg and Ed Miliband.

Deputy Prime Minister Mr Clegg said people would judge a potential prime minister on their ability to lead rather than if they were gay, as he insisted he would have no issues at all if “one of my boys told me that he liked another boy”.

And Labour leader Ed Miliband expects there to be a gay PM in the future as social attitudes have driven a series of changes, including equal marriage, in the last 20 years.

Prime Minister David Cameron also said “sexual orientation should be neither here nor there” as people are helped to achieve their full potential – including becoming PM.

Mr Clegg and Mr Miliband were responding to questions from Gay Times readers, while 
Mr Cameron wrote an open letter for the latest edition of the