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It is understood that the majority of the Labour city councillors who hold all but two seats on the council have accepted Sir Peter’s apology. He said he stayed for four nights when he went to fix the window. “We stayed well apart for a full five weeks. “Valid petitions which attract more than 1,500 verified signatures will trigger a debate at a meeting of the full council.”. Sir Peter again apologised adding: “Others have persisted in very difficult circumstances throughout the period and I can't get away from the bad example I set.”. explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. Sir Peter Soulsby has apologised after visiting his partner's home numerous times during lockdown. Officials have suggested keeping the current lockdown restrictions in place for two weeks beyond July 4 to control the city's coronavirus outbreak, according Leicester mayor Peter Soulsby. Leicester's first elected mayor Sir Peter Soulsby has announced his cabinet. “Of course it’s capable of being construed it was a breach of the rules. Sir Peter Soulsby, 71, breached the rules to see his partner Lesley Summerland, 64, and carry out maintenance on her home throughout April and May. Leicestershire Police issued a statement on Monday afternoon. “I am angry with myself and very apologetic.”. Click here to find personal data about Peter Salisbury including phone numbers, addresses, directorships, electoral roll information, related property prices and other useful information. Leicester mayor Sir Peter Soulsby says he feels ‘very embarrassed and very angry with himself’ for making visits to see his partner during lockdown. You can unsubscribe at any time. We have found 128 people in the UK with the name Peter Salisbury. had done seriously undermined his position as mayor. The online petition, Peter Soulsby Resign!, however is the latest attempt to put pressure on him to quit. When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. ‘Clueless’ government officials unsure of how to bring Leicester out of lockdown. Leicester's mayor says the "hopeless" NHS Test and Trace system has contributed to the city's recent Covid surge. When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sir Peter has apologised for travelling from his home in the city five miles to stay with his partner Lesley Summerland in Groby after being photographed there by her neighbours when restrictions intended to stop the spread of the virus were in place. List of the Mayors and Lord Mayors of Leicester since 1209! June 30, 2020 by Read Sector. We are opposed to all cuts to jobs… Make your choice and stick with it.”, Sir Peter said: “That’s absolutely right and that is exactly what we did for five weeks.”. We are a local organisation made up of workers, students, pensioners, service users and trade unionists and other activists who have joined together to campaign against the cuts. Sir Peter has been pictured visiting his partner's house and doing odd jobs by neighbours who accuse him of hypocrisy. He added: “For this I really do apologise. 1 / 18 . Sir Peter Soulsby said the information was “key to determining what intervention is needed” to respond to a recent surge in Covid-19 cases. For an easy way to stay on top of Leicestershire's biggest news, get the latest headlines delivered straight to your inbox. The Mayor of Leicester broke lockdown rules to visit his girlfriend and stay at her house overnight. "This involves examining it for content, verifying all signatures and discounting any submitted by non-Leicester residents. Sir Peter has been pictured visiting his partner's house and doing odd jobs by neighbours who accuse him of hypocrisy. He said he and his partner of more than five years had chosen to live separately at the beginning of lockdown in March because she needed to support family members and he needed access to his IT equipment and papers at home. The online petition, Peter Soulsby Resign!. Sir Peter was photographed at her home up a ladder fixing a window. He said they then separated for another four weeks before he went back round to fix her window when he was photographed. Leicester mayor accuses Matt Hancock of not sharing Covid-19 data This article is more than 3 months old Peter Soulsby says Whitehall has failed to … Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. Sir Peter however is resisting the calls for him to step down and says he will continue in his third term running the city council. Opposition politicians have called on him to resign accusing him of hypocrisy for asking others to stay at home during lockdown when he himself did not. Simply sign up here to get our bulletins. You can unsubscribe at any time. Opposition politicians have called on him to resign. explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. He added: “I readily admit an error was made but not one that put anybody at risk.”, He said others would judge if this undermined his authority to make decisions and policy in the future.”. Our. It's completely free. City Mayor Sir Peter Soulsby gave an update on the current state of the Coronavirus in terms of Leicester’s current planning at tonight’s Council Meeting. There have been calls for Sir Peter, 71, to resign and for the police to investigate. He has however said he will not step down over the matter, It's more important than ever to stay informed - Get free LeicestershireLive alerts direct to your inbox. The Labour politician said has admitted making a ‘very significant error of judgement’ when at the end of April he visited his partner for three days when she fell ill and then again for four days a month later when he went round to fix a window for her and was pictured up a ladder. Leicester city mayor Sir Peter Soulsby said the local lockdown announced last night was 'more wide-ranging than we’d anticipated'. “We must not accept one rule for one and one for another just because he is a wealthy politician.”. Sir Peter Soulsby, 71, flouted the lockdown to see his partner Lesley Summerland, 64, and carry out maintenance on her home throughout April and May. Lockdown was beginning to be lifted and the day after I had been there the Government tightened the rules and I didn’t see her for the next few weeks. 2010 Colin Hall 2009 Roger Blackmore 2008 Manjula Sood 2007 Gary Hunt 2006 Paul Westley 2005 Mary Draycott 2004 Piara Singh Clair 2003 Ramnik Kavia 2002 Maggie Bodell-Stagg 2001 John Allen 2000 Barbara Chambers 1999 Phil Swift 1998 John Mugglestone 1997 Ray Flint 1996 Culdipp Bhatti 1995 Michael Johnson 1995 Margaret Bell 1993 … This is "Peter Soulsby, Leicester City Mayor" by ITV Central on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them. At the time of writing, just over 90 people had signed the petition. Sir Peter admitted he had made a significant error of judgement but said he did not think that his actions had risked spreading Covid-19 as both he and Ms Summerland had been ‘entirely separating in a bubble’. “I actually think in the circumstances, while I do apologise for the example I have set it was something that is capable of being justified.”. It emerged yesterday that the Labour politician had been making journeys from his home in Evington to see his partner Lesley Summerland who lives in Groby some five miles away while such visits were prohibited to try to stop the spread of the virus. There has been no official complaint made to the police about the mayor. Coronavirus: Leicester mayor slams ‘intensely frustrating’ process of getting information from government as city faces local lockdown. During his opening statement, Mayor Soulsby moved quickly to give Leicester’s position and also an overall message to the people of Leicester, with there being now five confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the city. The Mayor of Leicester Sir Peter Soulsby and his Labour councillors were warned of the 'shuttered premises' in which textile workers were operating in three mo [...] Read full article: Mayor 'was warned that clothing factorie...→ #Peter Soulsby; 2020-07-05. Sir Peter Soulsby, City Mayor of Leicester Christmas Message for 2020.Find out more about Christmas in Leicester on our website: www.christmasinleicester.co.uk He said he did not think what he had done seriously undermined his position as mayor. Just follow the unsubscribe link. More coronavirus testing data is needed before deciding whether to implement a local lockdown in Leicester, its city mayor has argued. Leicester mayor Sir Peter Soulsby says he feels ‘very embarrassed and very angry with himself’ for making visits to see his partner during lockdown. You can unsubscribe at any time. told LeicestershireLive he is sorry for making the visits and staying overnight at his partner's home. Health Secretary Matt Hancock said: “There you go. It has been started by William Mackay who said: “He has proved that he feels he is above the law and the people of Leicester and does not need to adhere to Covid Laws. The Mayor of Leicester broke lockdown rules to visit his girlfriend and stay at her house overnight. Leicester's mayor and Labour councillors were warned three months ago that factories were operating in breach of Covid-19 rules but failed to act, a former minister has claimed. Simply sign up here to get our bulletins. It's completely free. “The Sun suggests through that time we were together. BBC Leicester presenter Jimmy Carpenter read quotes from Jenny Harries, the deputy chief medical officer at the start of lockdown that couples living apart would have to ‘test the strength of their relationship’ by not seeing each other possibly for a significant period of time. It was pointed out that lockdown has lasted 12 weeks, The mayor said: “I’m readily accepting the letter of the rules was one that prevented us from coming together at all except in reasonable circumstances and you can judge whether our circumstances were reasonable or not.”. Today Sir Peter appeared on BBC Radio Leicester when he repeated his apology. Leicester mayor Sir Peter Soulsby, 71,broke Covid rules to visit his girlfriend. And if you decide you no longer want the updates - no problem. A petition has been launched calling on Leicester mayor Sir Peter Soulsby to resign over visits he made to his partner’s house during lockdown. 3. Mayor Peter Soulsby has accused the government of playing "silly political games" in keeping parts of Leicester in lockdown. Leicester mayor Sir Peter Soulsby said he had been trying “for weeks” to access data on the level of testing in the city and was only given access last Thursday. Sir Peter Soulsby - the Mayor of Leicester and a former Labour MP - angered locals with visits to Lesley Summerland, 64. A pay deal for Leicester's elected mayor has been decided after months of discussion. We were not.”. And if you decide you no longer want the updates - no problem. Sir Peter has already told LeicestershireLive he is sorry for making the visits and staying overnight at his partner's home but said he will not be resigning. Sir Peter visited a police station on Sunday when Leicestershire Police officers gave him advice on lockdown regulations but say no further action will be taken against him as it considers the journeys last month to be historic. For an easy way to stay on top of Leicestershire's biggest news, get the latest headlines delivered straight to your inbox. A petition has been launched calling on Leicester mayor Sir Peter Soulsby to resign over visits he made to his partner’s house during lockdown. He said he made no apology for going to make her house secure but accepted he had set a very bad example. City Mayor - Peter Soulsby City Mayor - Peter Soulsby Find out more about my role as City Mayor for Leicester. The 71-year-old City Mayor of Leicester lives in Evington but was spotted visiting his … He said: “We set off to our separate homes and stayed well apart. Peter Soulsby confirmed his support for the monument as the city’s “great pride” in his response to a letter from former Indian-origin Leicester East MP Keith Vaz, who has been leading a campaign ever since an online petition called for the statue’s removal last week. no further action will be taken against him as it considers the journeys last month to be historic. LEICESTER'S mayor has accused the government of "picking on the city" after being told to extend it's lockdown. Dear City Mayor, We are writing to you to raise concerns on behalf of Leicester Right to Work (RTW). Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. He said: “I really do feel very embarrassed. He argued the Government had now ‘somewhat belatedly’ accepted that was a reasonable thing to do. Peter Soulsby talks about Leicester communities, his vision for Leicester and a new elected mayor - fighting against cuts and speaking up for families and communities in Leicester. It was reported by the Sun on Sunday that Sir Peter had been visiting his partner throughout lockdown and staying three or four nights a week. Sir Peter was read messages from BBC listeners who had struggled during lockdown in difficult circumstances but still remained apart from loved ones. Our. He says he is 'very embarrassed and angry with himself', It's more important than ever to stay informed - Get free LeicestershireLive alerts direct to your inbox. Some however remain upset about Sir Peter’s actions which came to light in a Sun on Sunday story. 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