Have we already forgotten the huge number of Tories who were suspended amid allegations of racism and abuse?

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It’s true: A week in politics really is a long time.

Last week, the mainstream media was awash with claims that Labour had suffered a terrible… victory… after being unable to secure more than a feeble (?) 53 per cent of the council seats available in the local elections.

I supposed they were just desperate to avoid having to mention the fact that so many Conservative candidates had been suspended due to allegations of racism and abuse – especially as some of them were immediately re-inducted into the party after they won the seats they were contesting.

Below is the list of alleged offenders compiled by Evolve Politics.

What has happened to them?

An astonishing 18 Conservative Councillors and Council candidates have been suspended from the Tory party within the last month alone for alleged racism and abuse.

And just to emphasise: these 18 suspensions don’t even include Tory Party members – these were elected Tory politicians and prospective Council candidates. The scale of the Tories’ problem is truly undeniable. Yet the party have no plans for an inquiry, and are being given free-reign to ignore calls from the biggest Islamic group in the country thanks to the mainstream media’s pitiful failure to report the truly despicable scale of the Tories’ racism problem.

Courtesy of the ever-brilliant Matt Thomas on Twitter, here is a full list of the 18 Tory Councillors and Candidates who have been suspended for racism or abuse in the last 30 days alone:

Tory Council Candidate Anthony Mullen – Sunderland – Suspended for allegedly “Vile and Abysmal Tweets”

Tory Council Candidate Geroge Stoakley – Cambridgeshire – Suspended for allegedly anti-Semitic, sexist and abusive tweets

Tory Council Candidate Matthew Clarke – Stevenage – Suspended for allegedly numerous anti-Semitic, homophobic and misogynistic comments

Tory Council Candidate Darren Harrison – Watford – Suspended for allegedly having links to Neo-Nazis and the EDL

Tory Candidate Alexander van Terheyden – Hackney – Suspended for allegedly supporting an Anti-Muslim Hate Group and attending a rally with the neo-Nazi former EDL leader

Tory Council Candidate Ian Robinson – Netherton – Suspended for alleged racist and xenophobic Facebook posts

Tory Councillor Pete Handley – Oxford – Suspended for allegedly calling a colleague a “cripple”

Conservative Councillor Mike Payne – Calderdale – Suspended for allegedly calling Muslims “parasites” who “live off the state and breed like rabbits”

Tory Council Candidate Patrick O’Sullivan – Hammersmith – Accused of Assaulting a Fellow Activist

Tory Council Candidate Nick Sundin – Newcastle – Suspended for alleged anti-Muslim and abusive tweets

Tory Councillor Dominic Boeck – Newbury – Suspended for allegedly mocking transgender people as mentally disordered.

Tory Councillor Geoff Driver – Lancashire – Suspended for alleged corruption and witness intimidation

Tory Council Candidate Kamran Razzaq – Dudley – Suspended after publishing and distributing an official Tory election leaflet claiming his Labour rivals had brought the area hepatitis.

Tory Council Candidate Karen Sunderland – Lewisham – Suspended for alleged Islamophbic tweets

Tory Council Candidate Matt Lynch – Sussex – Suspended for allegedly making false claims to have served in the military

Tory Mayor Peter Lucey – Wokingham –   suspended after a slew of ‘Islamaphobic social media posts’ related to racist far-right groups online, including the EDL, came to light.

Tory Council Candidate David Boston – Enfield – Suspended for alleged racist and abusive Facebook posts

Source: EIGHTEEN Tory Councillors and Candidates were suspended for racism or abuse last month alone | Evolve Politics

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5 thoughts on “Have we already forgotten the huge number of Tories who were suspended amid allegations of racism and abuse?

  1. Pat Sheehan

    To become a life-long ‘selfservative’ there are at least a few, fundamental, basic requisites. For instance, total lack of empathy, emotion, conscience, foresight, integrity and of course ‘recall’, when it suits: the ‘human’ equivalent of teflon coating!

  2. foggy

    Don’t forget to set your alarm clock and have your sick bags at the ready for the reams of lies expected during the Craig Mackinlay MP election fraud trial that starts this Monday, 14th May

  3. Stu

    The very least we can do is track each one to discover whether or not they were sneakily re-instated without fanfare and then shout it from the rooftops…

  4. NMac

    The media would like us to forget the nastiness of the Tories, but I certainly haven’t.

  5. Richard Rogers

    Never been any different, when Mosley and his fascists were stirring things up in London in 1936, it wasn’t the local Conservatives who took to the streets for the Battle of Cable Street, it was the lefties who stood up for the Jewish community.

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