A well-liked former mayor was jailed today (Friday) after secretly amassing a huge collection of child pornography on his computer. Stephen Holmes, 61, who had served as Dacorum Mayor, was also a school governor. At the time of his arrest earlier this year, he was a Conservative councillor on Dacorum Borough Council and Herts County Council, where he had held a post as deputy cabinet member for children’s services.
A landlord who stood as a Conservative councillor in a local election has been found guilty of electoral fraud. Cencizham Cerit, 47, of Primrose Drive, Ashford, stood for election to Ashford Borough Council in November 2011. Canterbury Crown Court heard Cerit delivered 200 postal vote applications to the council containing false or forged signatures
No doubt many of the people behind these lurid Tea Party opinions are no fans of democracy and had parents who felt "the Black Man is not ready for responsibility" when another Democrat president Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act into law 50 years ago.
Cllr Chris Boothby, who represents Ratby, Bagworth and Thornton on Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council, is alleged to have claimed more than £1,500 in benefits, including jobseeker’s allowance, while working as a bus driver for Leicester City Council.