Tories suspend Plymouth council leader after ‘victim-blaming’ remarks
Cllr Nick Kelly apologises for his advice, after McLeod death, that told women ‘not to put themselves in compromising position’
The leader of Plymouth city council has been suspended from the Conservative party over “victim-blaming” comments, after he told women “not to put themselves in a compromising position” following the killing of 18-year-old Bobbi-Anne McLeod.
The councillor, Nick Kelly, spoke about women’s safety in Plymouth after the body of McLeod was found in Bovisand, near Plymouth, Devon, last Tuesday. “Everybody has a responsibility not to try to put themselves in a compromising position,” Kelly told ITV two days later.Continue reading...