Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Blair's agent suspended as councillor

Remember John Burton, constituency agent to Tony Blair when he was MP for Sedgefield? well, he's just got himself involved in a little local difficulty - suspended as a councillor for a month.

Whilst Labour have airbrushed Blair out of their recent past, they may want to do the same with Mr Burton. Apparently, he threatened a fellow councillor with deselection if he did not vote for a particular planning application for housing at Trimdon.

Yesterday he was hung out to dry by the Standards Board for a month. You can read more on:

Given this is Trimdon, why not relive the excitement of the Battle of Trimdon Green:

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