A poll for radio station LBC has found that 71 percent of Londoners would be happy if the next Mayor of London was gay.
The poll of 1100 adults found that most Londoners would be happy if the next Mayor of London was gay. Sixteen per cent said that they would be uncomfortable with a gay person taking the position.
As it stands there is are three out candidates declared in the mayoral race which will see a new Mayor take over from Boris Johnson in 2016. Peter Whittle, UKIP’s mayoral candidate and the Conservative’s Andrew Boff are both out candidates, whilst Benali Hamdache is the chair of LGBTIQ Green Party.
The poll by YouGov revealed that only 55% of those questioned would be comfortable with a Muslim Mayor and 31% said that they would be uncomfortable.