Labour allows candidate who made sexist comments to stand

Labour allows candidate who made sexist comments to stand
 

A controversial Labour councillor who sparked a row over online comments has been allowed to stand as the party’s general election candidate in Liverpool.
Ian Byrne made “unacceptable” and “sexist” posts on social media aimed at public figures including businesswoman Michelle Mone, the former Tory minister Esther McVey and Prince William.
He has also been accused of appearing to make light of domestic violence against women online after Everton lost an FA Cup match 3-0 to Wigan. “Everton wives are getting the suitcases out of the loft,” he wrote after the match, which has been perceived as... read more

 
12 November 2019 in Politics, Views: 75
Source: Guardian
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