Thursday, 6 December 2012

Group leader calls for councillor to step down over fraud admission

The leader of Harrow Borough Council’s Conservative group has called for a councillor who pleaded guilty to fraud to stand down.

Councillor Susan Hall has said that she believes Cllr David Gawn, representative for Harrow-on-the-Hill, should stand down after admitting the offence at Harrow Crown Court on Monday.

The charge related to an incident last summer when Gawn posted a £7,000 cheque in the name of Dennis O’Brien to a bank employee.

It is said that he “dishonestly and intentionally made a representation which was untrue or misleading.”

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