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Labour councillor banned from working as a taxi driver for indecent behaviour

Gurpal Atwal swore and made racist comments to a man.

By: Sarwar Alam

A 45-year-old Labour councillor has been banned from working as a taxi driver for a number of offences, including alleged indecent and racist behaviour. A court also heard Gurpal Atwal swore and made racist comments to a man as well as using unlicensed drivers to ferry children to school. Atwal, councillor for Oadby and Wigston in Leicester, was denied a licence to run a taxi firm in Leicester after a court heard a string of allegations, the Daily Mirror reported. Loughborough Magistrates Court ruled the Leicester City Councillor was “not fit and proper” to hold a taxi licence. “In essence,…

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