Tories Call on Lib Dem Hancock Council Leader to Resign Over 'Cover-up'.

CONSERVATIVES' in Portsmouth are today calling for Gerald Vernon Jackson to resign as Leader of Portsmouth City Council.

TBG can reveal that the Leader of the Conservative Group, Donna Jones, yesterday penned a letter calling for his resignation for, "failing to act in his duty to protect the public by allowing Mike Hancock access to vulnerable adults."

Councillor Jones said - "He ignored pleas from the public and opposition leaders to do the right thing for the protection of the public and suspend Mike Hancock with immediate effect."

The Council Leader responded - "There will be a discussion by the (Liberal Democrat) Group."

Mr Jackson, who won the Milton Ward almost two years ago went on "The law says that I am elected for four years and I am in my second year."

Portsmouth City Council are currently in the High Court contesting an application from Hancock's alleged victim for the report to be used in civil evidence against him.

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