Harrow: “Eileen Kinnear has been expelled by the Tories for ‘a number of serious group breaches’ … Councillor Kinnear, who represents Harrow on the Hill ward, is the second Conservative to face the boot in the past six months” [Harrow Observer]
South Dorset: “Top Tory from Crossways guilty of theft and forgery … The prosecution claims the total amount stolen is around £58,000 but the defence believes the figure to be in the region of £30,000.” [Dorset Echo]
Poole: “Two Conservative councillors, who were previously suspended, have been expelled from the ruling party group. Borough of Poole’s Conservative Group said Carole Deas and David Gillard had been expelled because they regularly voted against their own party.” [BBC]
Bournemouth: “A Bournemouth councillor has been expelled from the ruling Conservative party group over a late payment of about £4,100 he owed the council.” [BBC] What is it about this part of the world?