UKIP suspends "gay marriage causes floods" councillor

A Ukip councillor who blamed the Christmas floods on the passing of gay marriage laws, has been suspended by the Party. David Silvester from Henley-on-Thames reiterated his views today, saying being gay was a "spiritual disease" which could be cured

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Being gay is a "spiritual disease" says UKIP councillor

A Ukip councillor who blamed the Christmas floods on the passing of gay marriage laws, has been suspended by the Party.

David Silvester from Henley-on-Thames expressed further views today, saying being gay was a "spiritual disease" which could be cured.

Mr Silvester said he had warned the Prime Minister of "repercussions" if gay marriage had gone ahead, and his daily prayers convinced him the recent flooding was the consequence.

A UKIP spokesperson said he'd been suspended for ignoring their advice not to speak to the media.

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