School suspends Labour candidate after she claimed there was ‘no proof’ ISIS existed
A Birmingham Labour local election candidate who claimed there was ‘no proof’ that Islamic State exists has been suspended as a school governor.
Law student Safia Noor apologised after the Birmingham Mail revealed the claims she made in a string of controversial Facebook posts.
The 25-year-old had been selected as Labour’s new candidate for the Small Heath ward in city council elections next year.
Now, Yew Tree Community School, in Witton, has confirmed she has been suspended as a parent governor while an investigation into her comments takes place.
Headteacher Shaukat Islam said: “This... read more
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