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Thursday, September 08, 2005

What is British for
"Impeach the Mayor"?

Once again, I have to wonder (and be concerned) that Ken Livingstone was elected mayor of London, England.

Ken Livingstone is to face a disciplinary hearing for likening a Jewish reporter to a Nazi concentration camp guard, it was announced today.

The London Mayor is to appear before the independent Adjudication Panel for England to face allegations that he failed to treat others with respect or brought his office into disrepute, the Standards Board for England, the local government watchdog said.

Mr Livingstone could be banned from office for five years, told to make an apology, suspended, made to undergo training or censured, if the panel decide he has breached the Greater London Authority code of conduct.
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