Labour councillor given warning after working with Tories to deliver food to foodbank | LBC

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A Labour Councillor has been given a formal warning after being filmed working with Conservatives to deliver thousands of pounds worth of food to vulnerable residents.

Ian Henderson, who's a Councillor in Kensington and Chelsea, delivered the goods with others in mid-April when food banks in the borough started to run dry.

He was able to get £10,500-worth of food from Tesco, paid for first by a local charity, and then the council, and delivered that food in mid-April.

But, while doing so, he appeared in a short video with the Conservative MP and Tory Council Leader, which was later posted on the MP’s Twitter page.

That provoked serious complaints from his own side. He’s since been threatened with losing the Labour whip, unless he apologises and gets it taken down.

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