St Helens Merseyside councillor under investigation for dressing up as Adolf Hitler fancy dress

Mail Online | 4/16/2019 | Liz Hull for the Daily Mail
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Labour has launched an inquiry into a councillor pictured at a fundraiser dressed as Adolf Hitler.

Photographs of Seve Gomez-Aspron show him wearing a German Army uniform, complete with swastika, and a fake moustache.

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They were taken at a fancy dress dinner in aid of Claire House Hospice, which supports seriously and terminally ill children, in 2009 – around three years before he was elected to St Helens Council in Merseyside.

Mr Gomez-Aspron, 33, who represents the Newton-le-Willows ward, said the outfit was inspired by Mel Brooks' satirical comedy The Producers. He described the decision to wear it as 'clumsy'.

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The councillor told the Liverpool Echo the photos were taken in his early twenties, before he was a Labour Party member, adding: 'I have matured and learnt a lot since then, and...
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