Conservative Stuart Andrew has spoken about being the victim of a homophobic attack.
UK Press Association reports:
A gay MP has spoken in Parliament about being the victim of a homophobic attack.
Conservative Stuart Andrew called for police forces to crack down on such assaults.
He told the Commons: “One in five gay and lesbian people has experienced homophobic attack in the last three years.
“As someone who experienced such an attack in the 1990s, I’m aware of the fear that goes on after such an attack.”
Speaking during equality questions, the Pudsey MP praised West Yorkshire Police’s efforts to tackle hate crimes, and the force’s work with gays to report homophobic assaults
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