Labour defends West Midlands mayor shortlist embroiled in homophobia row

Exclusive: Party’s LGBT group demand removal of candidate Salma Yaqoob over alleged homophobic commentsLabour has defended its shortlist for the West Midlands metro mayor after it was embroiled in a homophobia row.Members of the party’s LGBT...

Labour defends West Midlands mayor shortlist embroiled in homophobia row

Exclusive: Party’s LGBT group demand removal of candidate Salma Yaqoob over alleged homophobic comments

Labour has defended its shortlist for the West Midlands metro mayor after it was embroiled in a homophobia row.

Members of the party’s LGBT group demanded the removal of the candidate Salma Yaqoob, the former leader of the Respect party, over alleged homophobic comments.

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