Cameron’s modern Wakefield Tories: You’re queer (yay!), you’re here (yay!), BUT YOU WILL KEEP YOUR SHIRT ON, YOUNG MAN.

A war of words has broken out in Wakefield over a topless photo. Former Tory council candidate Nathan Garbutt has resigned from the party after local activists tried to stop him posing for gay magazine Attitude .

Members of the Conservative Group on Wakefield council have dismissed his allegations, and told Wakefield Today that Mr Garbutt, 21, left the party over a disagreement about policy.

Garbutt, who is openly gay, was approached by Attitude to take part in an article about gay activists in political parties. The magazine wanted him to pose topless.


Wakefield Conservatives will soon be advertising for a candidate to stand in the next General Election. Adam Rickitt need not apply.

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  • By Quaequam Blog! » Blog Archive » Foxwit on Thu 26th October 2006 at 6:07 pm.

    […] This isn’t just some dinosaur backbencher spouting off. This is Cameron’s hand-picked defence spokesperson. This is what Cameronian Conservativism is all about: be nice to gays (although not that nice), but ban freedom of the press. And chocolate oranges of course. […]

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