Saturday 28 May 2016

London Conservative Councillor suspended for racist comments about Sadiq Khan

A Conservative councillor in London has been suspended by his party after reportedly telling a voter that Sadiq Khan "will treat you like dirt".

During canvassing in Putney, Cllr David Dean got into a conversation with a former Conservative official who told him that he was probably not going to vote Conservative for the first time in his life. Cllr Dean then told him "as a white man ... you will be treated like a pariah in your own town. He will treat you like dirt".

Cllr Dean denies he is racist because his wife is from Cyprus.