(1999) New Labour Party -REPRIMANDS ITS MEMBERS FOR PORNOGRAPHY

LABOUR’S 10,400 local councillors are being warned not to misuse their personal computers after incidents of accessing pornographic material.

The party’s ruling National Executive Committee (NEC) is expected to decide today to lift suspensions but reprimand two members of Shropshire County Council after a police investigation into porn on the Internet. Four Shropshire councillors were charged under the Computer Misuse Act but the Crown Prosecution Service later dropped the charges.

A confidential report into the Shropshire affair, obtained by The Independent, reveals the Labour’s inquiry panel found that Peter Taylor and Derek Woodvine were “not impressive” as witnesses and were “less than frank with their answers.”

Read on: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/porn-reprimand-for-councillors-1082441.html

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