Disable Children Comment Councillor Unlikely To Stand In Next Election

A Cornwall councillor who yesterday apologised over comments he made regarding disabled children, has resigned.

While talking to a member of a Disability Cornwall at a stall at County Hall in Truro in 2011, Colin Brewer complained that disabled cost the council too mush money and they "should be put down".

The BBC have now reported Mr Brewer as saying he is unlikely he would be a candidate in the May elections.

Adding: "I was wrong, I admit it."

Mr Brewer's comments came to light following a report by the council's standards committee after the charity made a formal complaint.

The committee ordered Mr Brewer to write an apology, which he completed.


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