Tory councillor under fire for urging council to pull down homeless people’s tents

Joe Mellor - 25 January 2019

A Tory councillor has come under fire for urging her local authority to pull down tents used by homeless people. She took to Twitter to share he thoughts on the homelessness issue in the city she represents.

Kathryn Kelloway, a councillor for the Cyncoed area of Cardiff, tweeted to the city council’s leader a picture of herself standing in front of tents pitched on a shopping street.

“Cllr Thomas, if you seek safety in our city centre, if you seek prosperity for local businesses, if you seek a better image for Cardiff, Cllr Thomas come to Queen Street,” she wrote. “Cllr Thomas, tear down these tents.”... See more