If a complaint is made about the letter of apology not being delivered, Coun Matchet
could face extra sanctions.
is, in any case, unlikely to be a councillor after May.
Mr Johnson said Earlsdon Conservatives could not now re-select Coun Matchet
during his suspension period, which would mean postponing any selection until April 4.
She admitted to the authorities she couldn't remember everything, yet they concluded her account must have been accurate, and lambasted Matchet
for challenging her evidence.
, a former Tory city councillor, expressed her pride over the couple's marriage, and their contribution as Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress in 2008/9, for which she had given up her charity job.
, a 57-year-old married father-of-two, submitted a case to the Adjudication Panel for England that he had been discriminated against by Ms Slegg on grounds of his age and sex.
But Coun Matchet
told the Telegraph he would fight any party suspension.
This account of the Lord Mayor's Ball by Laura Slegg (the woman who reported Coun Matchet
for making sexually explicit remarks to a Ms X) made me cross.
The robust and intelligent women went off to dance together, leaving Coun Matchet
, Lord Mayor until April this year, was found to have brought the office of Lord Mayor, and the council, into disrepute, breaking the council's Code of Conduct.
THE ruling on Coun Matchet
could dramatically swing the balance in favour of opposition parties at the council, where no party is in overall control.
FORMER Lord Mayor of Coventry Andy Matchet
has been suspended as a councillor following a lewd conversation with two women while he was hosting the Lord Mayor's Ball.