Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Tory Fraud

Councillor Jezz Baker

A Portsmouth councillor has been arrested by police over allegations of corruption, it has been revealed. Jezz Baker, who is a member of the city's planning committee, was arrested on Tuesday by detectives investigating a complaint by a member of the public.

Chief Executive David Williams said the council was fully assisting the police but could not comment further because it was an on-going investigation. Mr Baker, of East Cosham, is the Conservative councillor for Hilsea.

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