Sunday, 15 May 2016

Glasgow Labour councillor charged with embezzlement

A Labour councillor in Glasgow has been charged with embezzlement and breach of trust.

Cllr Yvonne Kucuk and an unnamed man were charged on Thursday and the case has been sent to the Procurator Fiscal for prosecution. It is not yet known whether the charges relate to her role as Regeneration Manager at the taxpayer-funded Dalmarnock Hub Trust.

The Glasgow Labour Party have suspended Cllr Kucuk.