‘Inhuman’ homeless tweet Tory councillor is suspended

Ben Gelblum - 26 January 2019

A Conservative councillor who posed in front of homeless people’s tents tweeting that they should be torn down has been suspended.

Yesterday The London Economic reported the appalling tweet, in which Kathryn Kelloway called on council leader Huw Thomas to “tear down” the tents if he sought a “better image for Cardiff”.

The Tory councillor’s tweet provoked outrage with many calling her “inhuman,” “vile” and “disgusting.” Many also pointed out that homelessness has increased massively under her party’s government and Conservatives should be seeking a solution for the homelessness their policies have caused rather than demonising rough sleepers... See more