Trevor Lunn MLA said: “The Minister completely failed to answer the question that I put to him. I would have thought it would have been easy for him to answer what was a straightforward question.
“After several failed court cases which have undermined his credibility as Minister, I believe there is an urgent need for the Minister to clarify his position on homosexuality. After several members of his party expressed views about homosexuality being an abomination or an illness, the Minister should have taken this opportunity to speak out against such opinions.
“It will be hard for people to have faith in him if he is unable to demonstrate that he is approaching health issues on a rational, objective and evidence based manner.”