Archived from the original on 18 February His boyfriend is 16, he is dirty. Grell admitted to outing her opponent and falsely claiming he had a year-old Thai boyfriend Smith's partner was actually 39 and Malaysianthough she denied making the false allegations of paedophilia to four residents.
On 24 OctoberGrell's supporters launched a campaign to finance her appeal,  but it was later reported that the Labour Party would pay her legal costs. Indeed, even after having her conviction upheld, Grell still protests her innocence.
Gordon Brown says he wants to restore integrity to politics and that he supports lesbian and gay human rights. Please update your billing details here. Much of her local community work was admirable. Making a false statement of fact about a candidate's personal character or conduct for electoral advantage.
Grell had unseated Barry Smith in the local council elections last year. Fearing that he could be murdered by anti-paedophile vigilantes, Smith was forced to flee his home, move out of London and relocate to the north of England. The swing to Labour in her seat was abnormally high.
Same goes for gloves and tissues. Coronavirus One area in our region has the highest infection rate in the country. Voters have a right to honest, smear-free electioneering. Waltham Forest Magistrates' Court heard in police interviews Grell admitted she had discussed Mr Smith's sexuality with one local resident.
Maldon and Burnham Standard. Labour party headquarters only withdrew its support and funding the night before Grell's appeal - after the Independent exposed Labour's ongoing backing for Grell.
The lesson from the Miranda Grell affair is that smears and character assassination have no legitimate place in democratic politics. Namespaces Article Talk. A rising star in the Labour ranks, she had been photographed with high-profile figures, including Cherie Blair and Jesse Jackson, and many saw her election to Waltham Forest Borough Council, East London, as the first step on her road to high office.