South Ayrshire Tory councillor in Tweet storm as she backs call to ban the burka
South Ayrshire's Depute Provost, Mary Kilpatrick, has apologised following the social media posts.
A top councillor has been caught up in a Twitter storm – after she backed calls to ban the burka.
Depute provost Mary Kilpatrick has been forced to say sorry for an online slur against the traditional Muslim dress.
The Conservative member for Ayr East 'retweeted' posts from an account carrying the hashtag "BanTheBurka".
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