Twitter ‘Holocaust’ councillor reinstated

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A COUNCILLOR suspended by the Labour Party after he was accused of posting a tweet which compared Conservative Party policy to the Holocaust has been reinstated.

Mark Cherry, who represents Banbury Calthorpe on Oxfordshire County Council, said his Twitter account had been hacked by another person.

Now after an investigation by the Labour Party’s national executive committee, Mr Cherry has had his suspension lifted.

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10:23am Wed 6 Aug 14

mytaxes says...

Nobody has said whether his account was or was not hacked?
Nobody has said whether his account was or was not hacked? mytaxes
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12:14pm Wed 6 Aug 14

The New Private Eye says...

mytaxes wrote:
Nobody has said whether his account was or was not hacked?
Now after an investigation by the Labour Party’s national executive committee, Mr Cherry has had his suspension lifted.

One would assume that if it has been investigated at National level, the log in details would have shown that the account was indeed hacked.
[quote][p][bold]mytaxes[/bold] wrote: Nobody has said whether his account was or was not hacked?[/p][/quote]Now after an investigation by the Labour Party’s national executive committee, Mr Cherry has had his suspension lifted. One would assume that if it has been investigated at National level, the log in details would have shown that the account was indeed hacked. The New Private Eye
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12:35pm Wed 6 Aug 14

mytaxes says...

If that is the case I am sure our councillors will be willing to confirm it.
If that is the case I am sure our councillors will be willing to confirm it. mytaxes
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