Full statement from Medway Conservatives

Medway Conservatives have issued this statement over alleged comments made by Cllr David Carr about travellers.

“In light of the comments printed in the Medway Messenger, Cllr Carr has been suspended from his position as Portfolio Holder for Community Services and Customer Contact pending a review of the issues covered within the article.

Cllr Carr’s comments were not acceptable and he now appreciates that this is the case.

We do not support the comments Cllr Carr said in the interview he gave shortly after being appointed to the portfolio."

– Cllr Rodney Chambers, Medway Conservatives