Labour probes councillor over Facebook post
SCOTTISH Labour is investigating claims a Dundee councillor shared antiSemitic material online.
Coldside Labour councillor George McIrvine was reported to party bosses for sharing a post on Facebook that made reference to Rothschild’s Bank, following the decision to bomb Syria.
Mr McIrvine removed the post following complaints and has vehemently denied any anti-Semitic intent.
He said he had shared the post because it was a comment on banking i n general, rather than banks owned by the Jewish Rothschild family.
The post said: “There are only nine countries left in the world without a central Rothschild bank: Russia, China, Iceland, Cuba, Syria, Iran, Venezuela, Nor th Korea and Hungary.
“Isn’t it funny we are always at war with these countries.”
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