Tuesday, December 08, 2009

UK politician arrested for having sex with underage boyfriend, loses legal challenge against police

Steven Bayes (pictured), 47, was found with his 17-year-old boyfriend Dale Martin, when he was arrested. At the time, the legal age of consent for gay sex was 18. This has now been lowered to 16, in line with the rest of the UK. The couple remains together and are engaged.

UK Pink News reports:
Steven Bayes, a Labour councillor who was arrested in a Belfast hotel room in 2007 with his 17-year-old boyfriend has failed in a bid to bring a legal challenge against police. READ MORE