William Eichler 05 November 2015

Man ejected from Penzance Town Council Meeting in 'horrendous' scene

Security guards forcibly removed a man from a town council meeting in Penzance for speaking out of turn last Tuesday.

The man, who told the BBC his name was 'Charlie Farley', was thrown out of the meeting in Penwith College on the orders of the mayor after he asked a question at the wrong time.

Speaking to the BBC, the mayor, Cllr David Nebesnuick, described the incident as 'very regrettable' but pointed out the man had tried to 'disrupt' the meeting.

A witness later described the scene to reporters as 'horrendous'.

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