Councillors in Greenwich have voted to bar Donald Trump from the borough ahead of his proposed state visit.
At a meeting on Tuesday night, the Labour-run council called on the Government to abandon its plans to host the President in the new year.
Greenwich Council said that it had adopted a motion for the state visit not to go ahead, and that “should a state visit go ahead, President Trump would not be welcome in the Borough.”
Additionally, the council expressed “alarm at the decision of President Trump to retweet islamophobic propaganda” and “sadness at the President’s bigoted attitude towards women and ethnic minorities”.
The leader of the council, Councillor Denise Hyland, said: “On a daily basis we work hand in hand with residents from all communities to ensure this borough is a peaceful and welcoming place that celebrates difference and diversity, but in the case of President Trump we are willing to make an …
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