Statement from Leicestershire County Council Conservative Group regarding Tony Kershaw CC
Confirmation has been received from Leicestershire Police that the Crown Prosecution Service has decided not to take any further action against Mr Kershaw.
Leader of the Conservative Group Nick Rushton confirms that Tony Kershaw’s suspension from the Conservative Group of Leicestershire County Council will be lifted with immediate effect and that he will resume his duties as lead Conservative Group Scrutiny Commissioner.
Nick Rushton said: “Tony’s suspension from the Group was always without prejudice and he understood this whilst the case against him was ongoing. Now it’s been dropped, Tony will get back to his job of work.”
Tony Kershaw said: “I have maintained my innocence throughout this difficult episode and I am pleased that this is now behind me. I’m grateful to those who have supported me and I look forward to resuming my duties as a Conservative Councillor for Quorn and Barrow as well as being the lead Scrutiny Commissioner for the Group at County Hall.”