Inquiry into suspended Banbury Labour councillor's comments could take two months

Oxford Mail: Mark Cherry Mark Cherry

AN INVESTIGATION into Banbury councillor Mark Cherry could last up to two months.

Mr Cherry, who sits on Oxfordshire County Council, Cherwell District Council and Banbury Town Council, has been criticised after sending a tweet comparing Conservative Party policy to the Holocaust - the killing of millions of Jews by Nazi Germany during the Second World War.

An investigation was started by the Labour Party, which has suspended Mr Cherry, pending the outcome. Mr Cherry says his account was hacked.

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