Peterborough Public Servants Avoid the Public

Peterborough City Council are continuing to ban the public from council meetings. In July 2017’s council meeting there was protest from the public gallery about Councillor Andy Coles, after it had been revealed that Coles had violated human rights and sexually abused women whilst an undercover police officer in the 1990s. Protesters hung a banner made by Jessica, who was a teenager when Coles had … Continue reading Peterborough Public Servants Avoid the Public

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Peterborough Council: ‘Offensive’ to hold sexual abusers to account

The highly publicised outpouring of details about sexual abuse by men in positions of power has seen a decisive response from many of the institutions involved. Not so with Peterborough City Council, who take a strong line defending Councillor Andy Coles despite the appalling facts about his abuse of women. In the 1990s, Coles abused his power as an undercover police officer to groom a … Continue reading Peterborough Council: ‘Offensive’ to hold sexual abusers to account