Tory candidate in Scotland suspended for offensive remarks

A TORY candidate in Scotland has been suspended over offensive internet posts.

Ryan Houghton, candidate for Aberdeen North, was dropped by the Conservative Party after the discovery of offensive social media posts.

His suspension follows the National newspaper’s publication of a long list of anti-semitic, Islamophobic and homophobic posts by Mr Houghton on a martial arts forum in 2013.

In one post, he says of the Holocaust: “I do find some of the events fabricated,...
source: Morning Star Online

2019-11-19 20:29
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