The UK government has decided to crackdown on ‘gay cure’ therapy but has ruled out legislation for now.
The House of Commons has met to discuss a ban on conversion therapy.
Described as ‘voodoo treatments’, the majority of the members of parliament (MPs) at the Westminster Hall meeting backed a ban.
Sandra Osbourne, the Labour MP for Ayr, Carrick and Cunmock who began the call, said: ‘Conversion therapy is a very real problem in this country.
‘This isn’t a simplistic debate about the freedom to choose.