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Havering councillor suspended from Conservative Party following allegations of sexual assault

PUBLISHED: 17:14 29 May 2018

Councillor Melvin Wallace. Picture: David Mirzoeff

Councillor Melvin Wallace. Picture: David Mirzoeff

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A former Conservative mayor has been suspended from the party due to an ongoing investigation into allegations of sexual assault.

A leaked email from the party has confirmed that allegations against Councillor Melvin Wallace, who served as mayor of Havering in 2011, have been referred to the party’s disciplinary sub-committee.

It goes on to say that his membership has been suspended pending the decision.

A Conservative spokeswoman confirmed: “Melvin Wallace has been suspended from the Conservative Party.”

Cllr Wallace has been approached and has declined to comment.

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