By Lamiat Sabin in Britain:
Monday, June 11, 2018
Former Kensington Tory MP was always ‘hostile’ towards community, says Grenfell group
Ms Borwick was reported by the Mail yesterday to have emailed then council leader Nicholas Paget-Brown to say that it would be hard to help the less wealthy residents of the borough because “rather like gangs, they don’t go into another territory.”
Moyra Samuels of Justice 4 Grenfell told the Star that Ms Borwick’s disdain was to be expected considering her track record.
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The Lamiat Sabin article continues:
She said: “The comments from Victoria Borwick come as no surprise to many of us in North Kensington.
“They have had a feudal attitude to North Kensington that has been exemplified in the closure or sell off of many community resources — like the Maxilla nursery and local library.
“Ms Borwick’s hostile attitude to Notting Hill Carnival has also revealed her fear and lack of knowledge of the local black and minority ethnic (BME) community, which is why she lost her seat.
“The only gang we see is the mafia that was the council cabinet.”
Kensington’s first ever Labour MP Emma Dent Coad, who unseated Ms Borwick less than a week before the fire, criticised her “shocking and repellent” comments towards constituents.
Conservative council leader Elizabeth Campbell condemned the comments as “completely wrong” and said she does not share her views.
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