Council cannot suspend Cllr Collin Brewer

Cornwall Council says in a statement that although Cllr Collin Brewer has broken its Code of Conduct, it is legally unable to suspend him as a result. Instead, the only 'proportionate' sanction it was able to impose was to require Cllr Brewer to issue a formal apology, which he has done.

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Wadebridge by-election nominees

Nominees for the Wadebridge East by-election have been announced following the resignation of controversial councillor Collin Brewer.