Tories use vulnerable people from local community centre to deliver party leaflets

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Here’s a nice video of some local volunteers – people with special needs, Down Syndrome – delivering leaflets on behalf a local community centre in Walsall in the West Midlands:

But hidden inside the leaflets were flyers for the local Conservative Party candidate Christopher Towe, who is standing in the local elections:

The Collingwood Community Centre receives £4,000 from the local council to produce and deliver leaflets about local events and activities – which presumably is not supposed to include promotion of the local Conservative Party.

A quick check on the Charity Commission website shows that Mr Towe along with at least one other local Tory councillor is a trustee of the Collingwood Centre Charity – which runs the Collingwood Community Centre:

Purely coincidental, I’m sure.


The full story from a local blogger here:

Community Centre delivering political leaflets using vulnerable people

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