Jill Hope

Northamptonshire County Councillor for Sixfields - a Lib Dem campaigner working all year round, not just at election time Learn more

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When is it OK to scream and swear at a 14 year old?

by Jill Hope on 15 March, 2011

APPARENTLY, according to protesters in Sheffield, when they are heading into Liberal Democrat conference.

Outside City Hall Sheffield - only a handful of protesters at the time

Alex White, the star of last week’s Scottish Conference, was attending her first Federal Conference at City Hall in Sheffield.

She’s 14 years old.

She’s had to endure what she called “vile abuse” as she’s gone back and forth from the Hall.

She said people were screaming and swearing at her.

It’s fine to make your point, protesters, but there are limits.

I’ve heard from other friends there that peopleare being spat at and called names……..read more here

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