According to local sources, Councillor Kevin Peel has been suspended from Manchester City Council’s Labour group, following a social media post regarding the Salford Labour loss in the Kersal by-election.
Peel was in Finland when he found, announcing that he’ll be stepping down from the City Council next year.
The outspoken Councillor has a reputation for outrageous posts on Twitter.
Peel served as the chair on the Neighbourhoods and Environment Scrutiny Committee.
A Labour Councillor Said: “I’m not surprised, Kev was a ticking time bomb. He was eventually going to say something to get himself suspended”.
A Salford political figure said:”I’m really glad they took action, he deserves it for what he said”.