A councillor branded people protesting against cuts at a Hull City Council meeting "retards" in a rant on Twitter.
Conservative group leader John Fareham made the comment after Friday's meeting, which saw the council approve a controversial £65m savings plan.
It read: "15 hours in council today very hard hitting day and the usual collection of retards in the public gallery spoiling it for real people."
My comment: I didn't know Hull councillors sat in the public gallery.
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