Labour Councillor Claims “Romanians” Nick Fridge Motors

Birmingham Labour is a magnet for controversy, and one of its councillors might be in the cooler after blaming “Romanians” for stealing motors from fly-tipped fridges during an official meeting. Mohammed Azim – who holds a Labour council seat in Sparkbrook – raised the matter as an item of urgent business at the City Council’s Hall Green district committee. Complaining about “hundreds” of fly-tipped fridges, Azim said:

“Fridges are there on the roads. Most of the people they took their motors off – and I don’t know why that they are, Romanian, are doing or who are they…”

A chill came over the councillor seated next to Azim as he boldly rattled off his un-PC gripe. Imagine if a UKIP councillor said that…




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