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CAMDEN MEMBER GIVEN WRITTEN WARNING BY LABOUR OVER 'MISJUDGED' COMMENT

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A senior Camden LBC member has been disciplined by the local Labour Party following a sexist remark made in the cou...
A senior Camden LBC member has been disciplined by the local Labour Party following a sexist remark made in the council chamber to a journalist.

John Thane, who accused a local female reporter of having the 'integrity of a used sanitary towel' was given a written warning by chief whip Dermot Greene, reports The Camden New Journal (p3).

Mr Thane has since written an a letter in which he apologises 'to a number of members and others present'. 'I unhesitatingly and unreservedly apologise to all of them ... for what was a serious misjudgment on my part'.

Although there has not been a public apology from the Camden Labour Party, the leader, Richard Arthur, has written a personal note distancing himself and the local Labour Party from the comments.
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