Aled Brewerton — one of many members within the now viral video name — has authorized background, report claims

We’re residing in unusual occasions. An instance of simply how unusual can maybe be seen within the newest viral video to comb social media.

We’re, in fact, referring to that now notorious assembly of Handforth Parish Council’s planning committee.

The footage, which just lately surfaced on YouTube and subsequently made its means onto Twitter, exhibits an edited highlights bundle of a quite chaotic committee assembly from 10 December.

The assembly, carried out through Zoom in gentle of the pandemic, kicks off (fairly actually) with an unseen councillor muttering “f*** off’ beneath the breath. That is rapidly adopted by the committee’s chair, Brian Tolver, questioning the legitimacy of the proceedings earlier than telling a fellow participant, Jackie Weaver to “cease speaking” and “you don’t have any authority right here”.

Refusing to again down, Weaver takes swift motion and removes Tolver from the decision, putting him in a digital ready room to chill down.

The disruption, nonetheless, doesn’t finish there. As Weaver makes an attempt to nominate a brand new chair, she is interrupted as soon as once more, this time by the vice-chair, Aled Brewerton. “No they will’t as a result of the vice-chair is right here! I take cost!” he says firmly. “Learn the standing orders. Learn them and perceive them!”

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The amusing row, which has been considered a whole bunch of hundreds of occasions, reportedly got here simply weeks after one other chaotic assembly which noticed Tolver ejected from the decision.

Nevertheless it’s now been reported that one of many video’s unwitting stars, Aled — ‘learn the standing orders!’ — Brewerton, is a professional lawyer. The Mail Online, which has seemed into what every member of the committee does outdoors their parish work, describes Brewerton as “a self-employed solicitor”.

Furthermore, a LinkedIn profile purporting to belong to a Mr Aled Brewerton from Handforth exhibits he studied regulation on the College of Manchester and spent virtually a 12 months within the business disputes division of nationwide regulation agency TLT. He later joined Manchester Central Methodists as a “trustee/solicitor” and now works as skilled investigator.

Authorized Cheek has approached Brewerton for remark.

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