Should controversial Barnet and Camden politician Brian Coleman resign as a councillor?
PUBLISHED: 13:09 13 May 2013 | UPDATED: 13:09 13 May 2013
He has been convicted of assault – with CCTV images of his attack on a mum-of-two spreading across the web – but controversial politician Brian Coleman remains a councillor in Barnet.
Now his victim Helen Michael is leading calls for him to step down and leave politics once and for all.
She is backed by a group of five influential Barnet bloggers who insist Cllr Coleman – who also represented Barnet and Camden on the London Assembly for 12 years before losing his seat at election last May – is “unfit for public office”.
However, it takes a prison sentence of three months or more for someone to be disqualified as a councillor – and Cllr Coleman received only a fine.
So do you agree that Cllr Coleman should resign? Or do you think he is entitled to stick around at least until the next Barnet Council election in 2014?
If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Ham&High. Click the link in the yellow box below for details.