A COUNCILLOR has pleaded not guilty to sexually assaulting a fellow female councillor.
Labour member Cllr Andrew Roddison (41) appeared at Leeds Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday to enter a plea to the sexual assault charge.
The Advertiser exclusively revealed Roddison had been charged by police over the alleged sex attack, which is understood to have taken place in May at a high-profile council event.
The complainant cannot be identified for legal reasons.
Roddison is due to stand trial at Leeds Magistrates’ Court on November 22.