Pete George blogs audio from David Shearer on bFM:
Zac: Is there room for MPs with homophobic views in the Labour Party?
Shearer: Oh look yes, absolutely, there are some, when I say homophobic I don’t think we’ve got any homophobes there, but, there are some people who don’t agree with, ah, um, unsection (?) marriage, you mean you know,a marriage between two, two people of the same sex, um, that’s ah, that’s not ah a a majority but um look you know at the same time as we, you know we’ve been at the forefront of these things, we’ve also had people who didn’t agree with it, there’s plenty of room for them as well.
I’m not sure starting your answer with “oh yes absolutely” in answer to whether homophobes are welcome in Labour will go down well with Labour MPs and activists.
As for the rest of the answer, I’m still not sure what it means.
Audio is here.Tags: David Shearer, homophobia, Labour