Local councillor Collin Brewer said he will consider his position after it emerged he said children with disabilities "should be put down" to save money.
Jon Kay is the west of England correspondent for BBC News:
"I said it to get a reaction" - Councillor Colin Brewer on his comments that disabled children "should be put down" to save £ @bbccornwall
Councillor Colin Brewer tells @bbccornwall "I know I've done wrong... I shouldn't have said it...but I'm far from being a fascist"
More top news
Tonight a band of cloud and rain will spread into Scotland and Northern Ireland.
Greenpeace has obtained leaked documents which reveal how much the US has been pushing the EU on the TTIP trade agreement.
Appeals court clears the way for case against U.S. Army Sergeant and former Taliban prisoner Bowe Bergdahl to resume.