Councillor apologises for “sexist” photo-cartoon of chief executive

A councillor has made a public apology for publishing a “sexist” photo-cartoon of a council chief executive.

Coun Andy Strangeway posted a photo of East Riding Council chief executive Caroline Lacey, next to deputy leader Jonathan Owen at a cabinet meeting at County Hall, Beverley.

The image, published on his personal website, contained a speech bubble, written by Coun Strangeway but attributed to Coun Owen, which said: “Psst, don’t look now but Strangeway’s taking photos. And by the way do you know you’re flashing your legs?”

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Public Apology To Caroline Lacey

I deeply regret that the satirical Photoon I published on 19th September caused a degree of discomfort to ERYC CEO Caroline Lacey. I have personally apologised to Mrs Lacey and deleted the offending Photoon. Read on…

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