Councillor Jolene Bunting to be Investigated Following Complaints

The Local Government Commissioner for Standards has confirmed that it is has launched an investigation into the behaviour of Jolene Bunting. Bunting, who was first elected to the Court district electoral area of Belfast City Council in 2014, has been accused of numerous breaches of the code for councillors.

Bunting is one of five councillors for her electoral area, and has been a controversial figure on the council. She is currently an independent unionist councillors and a decision on whether Bunting should be suspended from the council is expected within the next week.