Conservative councillors, Simon Wilson, Graham Jesty, Alyson Ripley and John Sharp, have made a formal complaint after they were offered a cannabis joint by a Labour councillor – Ron Halliday – at an official event. The complaint states:
Cllr Ripley commented to Coun Halliday that she had never taken drugs, not even as a university student, and was not about to start now.
Ed Balls MP was sat at the next table to where this incident occurred. He was with Mary Creagh, MP for Wakefield.
Clipping from Wakefield Express below: