That's not an uncommon occurrence, other councils all over the land have some problems, however big or small with fraudsters, its endemic where public money is concerned. Nothing to see here, move along!
A spokesperson for Leicester East Labour party criticised Webbe for failing to inform the CLP about the charges in advance. “We are shocked at these developments. Since her election Claudia Webbe has chosen not to have had any dealings with the CLP. Against our express wishes she has remained an Islington councillor.
There's an American expression "to put lipstick on a pig" which means to make superficial or cosmetic changes to a product in a futile effort to disguise its fundamental failings.
Looks like someone took it a bit too literally.
Strangely enough no mention of this on the BBC news today, which is odd as it ticks many boxes:
1/ BAME people involved BLM angle.
2/ Woman involved so news fodder for 'Woman's Hour'.
3/ Woman harasses other woman, potential homophobic issue, can we get Mr Owen's view?
4/ The Islington angle as well, guarantees extra listeners.
I'm fairly certain if it had been a Conservative MP it would have led the news.
Of course she's innocent, certainly of the Reichstag fire.
Didn't Corbyn's left take control of Islington in the 80's by bullying and intimidation?
If so, I suspect she's just the off-shoot of decades off distasteful practices in central London condoned by many to achieve the 'right' result each time.
" with the simple sword of truth and the trusty shield of British fair play".It was refreshing to hear her say she is innocent and looking forward to the opportunity to prove that.
She may well be innocent, and the accuser, police and CPS may all be wrong, but, there seems to be a bit of a precedent with MPs being found guilty after initially crowing about their innocence and welcoming the opportunity to prove so.
Councillor John Thomas? Is it a spoof?
Southall council is bent as a donkeys hind leg.
planning permission involves a money transfer to an address in Mumbai.