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1. New thread of 2018 Tory wrong-doing; Child abuse, racism, anti-semitism, Islamophobia, fraud, ministerial scandals, financial incompetence, dodgy donors, bullying, election fraud, dangerous associations and much more. (Previous March 2018 thread attached)
2.
David Jackson, Horley Councillor - Charged - child sexual abuse
Simon Thornton, Godalming Mayor - Jailed 9yrs - sex with 13yo girl
David Boswell, Pembroke Mayor - Jailed 18yrs - child sex offences
David Byrne, Yeovil Councillor - Jailed 6yrs - indecently assaulting children
3.
Melvin Wallace, Havering Councillor - Suspended - alleged sexual assault
Peter Britcliffe, Hyndburn Mayor - Alleged sexual assault
Jim Marsh, South Ribble Councillor - Perverted message on teenager's Facebook acc
David Staveley, Craven Councillor - Charged with sexual assault
4.
Ten MPs and 25 Councillors found to be members of racist Conservative Debating Forum Facebook group MPs: Andrew Rosindell, Ben Bradley, George Freeman, Glyn Davies, Jacob Rees-Mogg, James Duddridge, Julian Sturdey, Kevin Hollinrake, Stuart Andrew, Vicky Ford
5.
Richard Cunningham, Falmouth Candidate - Far right Facebook posts
Derek McCabe, Ayrshire Councillor - Bigoted & racist social media
Ian Robinson, Netherton Candidate - Suspended - racist social media
Anthony Mullen, Sunderland Candidate - Suspended - racist & sick social media
7.
Karen Sunderland, Lewisham Candidate - Suspended - Racist social media
David Boston, Enfield Candidate - Suspended - Racist social media
Mike Payne, Calderdale Councillor - Suspended - Racist social media
Bernard McGuin, Hudds Councillor - Suspended -Racist/Sexist social media
8.
Graham Butland, Braintree Councillor - Being Investigated - Bullying and harassment
Rosalie Standley, Jeannette Taylor & Mick Standley, Ware Councillors - Suspended - Mistreatment of council staff
9.
James Bundy, Scottish Youth Chairman - Anti-semitic language on social media
Ron McKail, Aberdeen Councillor - Abuse towards Muslim women
Shaun Bailey, London Mayor Candidate - Abuse towards religions & women
Tory Students, Plymouth – Wrote Fuck the NHS & anti-semitic slogans
10.
Carola G-Irvine, Lewes - President - Suspended - Racist social media
Ian Hibberd, Soton Councillor - Suspended - Racist social media
Lauren Ellis, Mr Tydfil Candidate - Suspended - Racist social media
Stephanos Ioannou, Enfld Councillor - Suspended - Called Turkish barbarians
11.
Michelle D-Moncrieff, Scarborough Councillor - Fined £260 for verbal abuse
Rob Tromans, Nuneaton Councillor - Stepped Down - Alleged assault
John Knight, Gravesham Councillor – Suspended - Alleged assault
Robert Coe, Derby Councillor - Fined & expelled - Assaulting a woman
12.
Michael Green, South Ribble Councillor - Suspended - Nazi Tweet
Stephen Ardley, Waveneny Councillor - Suspended - Racist social media
William Coleshill, Bush Hill Councillor - Racist comment to councillor
Allan Keyte, Gotherington Councillor - Suspended - Racist social media
13.
Elaine Hardwick, Sth Glouc Councillor - Facing suspension bullying
Peter Handley, Oxford Councillor - Suspended – Threatened & abused councillor
Harmmet Singh, Test Valley Councillor - Resigned - Bullying & harassment
Sohail Khan, W'pton Candidate -Misogyny & glamorising guns
14.
Ben Bradley, Mansfield MP - Forced to pay £10k donation after false accusation
Dominic Boeck, Newbury Councillor - Transphobic social media
Christopher Chope, C'church MP - Preventing upskirting ban
Nick Farmer, Ossett Councillor - Suspended-Offensive comments in previous job
15.
Nick Sundin, Newcastle Candidate - Suspended - Racist & offensive social media
Miles Briggs, Lothian MSP - Campaigned with banned racist
Pat Moore, Colchester Councillor - Admitted racist language
George Stoakley, Camb Candidate - Suspended–Anti-semitic & abusive social media
16.
Michael Fabricant, Lichfield MP - Islamophobic tweet
Hugo Sach, Fareham Candidate - Suspended - Defended “N----r In The Woodpile” Comment
Linda Freeman, Barnet Councillor - Suspended - Racist Social Media
Stephen Goldsack, Lanarkshire Councillor - Expelled - Links to BNP
17.
Kamran Razzaq, Dudley Candidate - Suspended - Labour hepatitis leaflet
Brian Cooke, B'ham Councillor - Suspended – Abusive towards colleague & dead teens
Bob Frost, Dover Councillor - Resigned - Abusive social media
Dave Coleman, Inverkeithing Candidate-Offensive social media
18.
Tory MEPs Alignment with other far-right parties:
Polish Law & Justice Party - Far Right Links
Latvian National Alliance Party - Commemorate Nazis
Hungarian Fidesz Party – Anti-Semitic rhetoric
German AfD Party - Downplayed Nazi atrocities
19.
Sebastian Leslie, Aberdeen Councillor - Suspended - £2500 unpaid council tax
Erewash Councillors:
Andrew McCandless – Voting Ban £1116 unpaid council tax
Peter Pepios - Voting ban £797 unpaid council tax
Daniel Walton – Voting ban £1354 unpaid council tax
20.
Ruby M-Smith, Lond Mayor Candidate - Co investigated for reporting practices
Lycamobile, £2m Donor - Investigated by French tax authority
Jack Brown, Am Valley Councillor - Investigated - Planning conflict of interests
Irving Unionists, £100k Donor-Fined as unregistered donor
21.
Chaudhry Saghir, Bradford Councillor – 1yr suspended jail for unlicensed immigration advice
Omer Mian, Newport Chairman - 2.5yrs jail multi £million mortgage fraud
Khadham Hussein, Bradford Councillor - 9yrs jail for visa scam
Freddy David, Donor - 6yrs jail for £15m fraud
22.
Rachael Hamilton, Borders MSP - Facing £50k fine breaching pension laws
Andrew Tagg, Calderdale (Road safety!) Councillor - £360 speeding fine
Mike Buchanan, Consultant - Fined £6000 for protest
Howard Murray, Cheshire Councillor - Suspended–Concerns re internal investigation
23.
Gail Lockett, Leek Councillor - £7k Council tax debt written off
Albert Pounder, Fylde Councillor - Guilty - £11k Benefit Fraud
Alex Jackson-Dennis, Norwich Councillor - Arrested For Election Fraud
Daniel Elmer, Norwich Councillor - Arrested For Election Fraud
24.
William Hague, Ex Leader - Paid by law firm with links to Putin
Greg Baker, Ex-Minister – Company chairman linked to Russian dirty money & Putin
Chris Patten, Ex-Minister - Linked to Russian dirty money & Putin
Boris Johnson, Uxbridge MP-£160k donation for tennis with Russian
25.
Andy Street, W Mids Mayor - £500 chauffeur to homelessness meeting
Andrew Baggott, Basildon Council - Wasting £72k on new allowances
Nick Naylor, S Bucks Councillor - Tories awarded themselves £203k pay rise
John Griffiths & James Waters, W Suffolk Council-Huge exec pay rises
26.
Paul Blattern, N'ton Council - Ignored 2015 finance warning. £95k pay off
Andy Coles, P'borough Councillor - Spy Cop activist relationship
Matt Lynch, Hastings Candidate - Suspended - Lying about military record
Stephen Parkinson, No10 Aide - Outing former partner in vendetta
27.
Patrick McLoughlin, Trans Minister - Dept emails dismiss commuters concerns
Jackie Doyle-Price, Suicide Minister - Joked about suicide
Steve Baker, Brexit Minister - Questioned independence of civil servants
Ester McVey, DWP Minister - Misrepresenting spending watchdog report
28.
Simon Dudley, Windsor Councillor - Aggressive homeless comments
Julian Smith, Cf Whip - Ignore crucial vote Pairing/Nodding convention
Gareth Dadd, N Yorks Councillor - Cut disabled kids transport then dined out
Robert Davis, Westminster Councillor –Received 893 gifts in 6yrs
29.
Richard Grundy, Darlington Councillor - Expelled - Non attendance
Ingrid Tenessee, Sevenoaks Councillor - Disqualified - Non attendance
Nick Goodes, Thatcham West Councillor - Disqualified - Non attendance
Lizzy Bowen, Northampton Councillor - Disqualified - Non attendance
30.
Robert McClaren, Wisbech Councillor - Sacked - For being lazy
James Byrnes, Winchester Candidate – Dropped - Previous guilty of robbery
Kemi Badenoch, S Walden MP - Hacking Labour rivals website
George Osborne, Fmr Chancellor, Ev Standard Editor - Selling favourable stories
31.
Ilford Councillors - Placeholder Text in error on leaflet
No10 – Sent Mr You Must Be Fucking Joking Letter to constituent
Govt Find A Job Website - Allowed Jobs as low as £2 per hour to be advertised
Tory Party Conference App - Insufficient Data Security - Potential £9m fine
32.
Andrew Griffiths, Burton MP - Suspended – Cheating & Stalking
Paul Rogers, Wrexham Councillor - Arrested - Alleged altercation
Mark Clarke, Fmr aide - Loses job following sexual harassment allegation
Bob Blackman, Harrow MP - Member of several far-right racist Facebook groups
33.
Haringey Tories – Copied Labour tweet, forget to change wording
Richard Kays, Wanstead Candidate - Guilty of £7k Benefit Fraud
Stewart Jackson, Fmr Peterborough MP - Called hospitalised child a “pathetic cretin”
Chris Davies, Brecon MP-Interviewed by police over expense fraud
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