Motion for tolerance

Update: to read about the outcome of this, see my post Why I abstained on the Chairman’s motion.

Vale Lib Dems have proposed a motion in support of Amnesty International’s campaign against hate crimes. Full council meeting on 20 July is open to the public.

“We are proud to live in a diverse and tolerant society. Racism, xenophobia and hate crimes have no place in our country. Our council condemns racism, xenophobia and hate crimes unequivocally. We will not allow hate to become acceptable. We will work to ensure that local bodies and programmes have the support and resources they need to fight and prevent racism and xenophobia. We reassure all people living in this area that they are valued members of our