14 Dec 2008

Tony Gosling suspended from Bristol Green Party

Update: Tony debates whether Prince Charles is the anti-Christ here.....not the kind of thing that would see you suspended from the GPEW but evidence he is at least one lightbulb short of the Christmas tree set if you ask me...

Tony Gosling argues that he has been targetted because of his research noting:

I use the term 'gay mafia' to describe gay rights campaigners who overstep the mark and to emphasise that no social group or community is immune to criticism. Once children reach sexual maturity as far as I'm concerned it's their affair.

As I said on the phone I'm proud to be attacked by Harry's Place as it is trying to make its name as a site that attacks civil liberties campaigners.

I don't think it's a coincidence that this criticism is timed to coincide with a documentary I'm working on exposing the police and government lies over the 7/7 London Bombings... and calling for a proper public enquiry with all the various witnesses evidence made public.

He also notes: 'At last I've made it on to stage 2 of Ghandi's analysis of how the British Establishment deals with tellers of unpopular truths. Such as the total lack of scrutiny of the 7/7 attacks.'

If it was a false flag operation, I guess the conspirators would have little to fear from someone as 'eccentric' as Tony. I am guessing he thinks that anyone else who got hysterical in the press as a 'Green Party candidate' (even though at the time he did not represent the party) about the 'gay mafia' would not be suspended unless they were seriously on to the illuminati masonic bilderberg network.

I think the facts speak otherwise. Incidentally I have been attacked by Harry's Place, does it mean anything more than they disgree with me?

Here is the Bristol Green Party statement on his suspension:

On October 28, it was brought to the attention of the Green Party that a Bristol member had made homophobic comments in a newspaper interview.

In doing so, the member gave the inaccurate impression that he was a current Green Party election candidate and speaking on behalf of the party, thereby bringing the party as a whole into disrepute.

The comments the member made were not in any way in accordance with Green Party policy, and constituted completely unacceptable behaviour.

Bristol West Green Party, as the local party of which he is a member, took immediate action, passing the same day (October 28th) a joint resolution with Bristol East Green Party, which called for the matter to be fully investigated and whatever action deemed necessary as a result to be taken.

Once it had been established that the comments attributed to the Bristol member were not a misrepresentation of his views, the Bristol East and West Green Party business meeting of November 25 then requested formally in a second resolution that his Green Party membership be suspended by the national party pending the outcome of a disciplinary process against him. A disciplinary hearing will follow.

The Green Party’s list of core principles, to which all members must adhere, states:

Core Principle #5 (of 10 – see http://policy.greenparty.org.uk/values.html for full list):

A healthy society is based on voluntary co-operation between empowered individuals in a democratic society, free from discrimination whether based on race, colour, gender, sexual orientation, religion, social origin or any other prejudice.

The Green Party’s Manifesto for a Sustainable Society states:

MfSS – Section RR502 – (full ‘Rights and Responsibilities’ chapter available at: http://policy.greenparty.org.uk/mfss/mfssrr.html)

RR502 Young people have the right to be brought up to understand that they may experience homosexual or heterosexual feelings or both, and that either or both are to be welcomed as having potential to enrich their lives and those of the people around them.

The Green Party’s Constitution also states (in Clause 10 iv):

Elected members and other representatives have a responsibility to promote the policies of the national and local green parties, as expressed in the MfSS and national, regional and local manifestos. Where they do not agree with Party policy and publicly state their own position, they should at the same time state and explain the position of the Green Party.



Mike said...

I fail to understand why people join the Green Party when they fundamentally disagree with its core values.

I joined the party because of its values and policies and am amassed at the number of members who disagree with the party.

Steve Platt said...

Sadly Tony is one of those people who, for whatever reason, lose their grip on reality and come to see anyone who points this out as confirmation of their delusional ideas. I doubt that he is personally homophobic or antisemitic but the views that he espouses certainly are. Bristol Greens had no choice but to suspend him; if he doesn't leave of his own accord, they will have no choice but to expel him permanently.

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