Mr Cannon said: ‘I believe if my adoptive dad was in a heterosexual relationship then my complaints would have been listened to earlier.
‘It seems the council didn’t want to be seen as victimising gay people – they would rather look politically correct and let them get away with it to avoid any repercussions.
Ultimately, this is the danger of thinking we know what “type” of person abuses children. No, child abusers come in all forms, men, women, straight, gay, white, black, and every other type of person you want to name. There is no type of person who abuses children and we should not ignore someone’s complaints because their abuser doesn’t fit our profile.