‘I know Ted Heath wasn’t gay…I tried to seduce him’ says convicted paedo Jonathan King

By Patrick Maguire

The disgraced music impresario has bizarrely argued that the late Conservative leader – who is the subject of child sex abuse inquiries by seven police forces – was “quite clearly non-sexual” because he “tried and failed to seduce him”.King rose to fame as a singer-songwriter in the 1960s and went on to discover rock legends Genesis and 10cc.

The star, now 70, was jailed in 2001 for a series of sex attacks on boys aged 14 and 15,

He has said he spent twenty minutes flirting with the then-ex PM on a flight from Scotland to London in the late 1970s.