Edinburgh Council: Watch the moment mystery member interrupts Zoom meeting with foul-mouthed rant

An Edinburgh councillor has shared footage of a mystery member’s foul-mouthed outburst during an official meeting.

Friday, 30th April 2021, 1:36 pm

The unknown individual is heard swearing on a zoom call attended by around 50 others on Thursday (April 29).

The clip, recorded during the City of Edinburgh Council's monthly meeting, was shared on social media by Edinburgh Conservative councillor Mark Brown.

At one stage in the meeting, Tory Cllr Jim Campbell speaks to the group about an issue which would require the council's advice.

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In the clip, he can be heard saying: "It would benefit from the council giving some guidance on how to proceed."

In the background, an unknown individual can be heard saying “oh for f***s sake”.

Sharing the footage on Twitter, Cllr Brown wrote: “Clearly someone was frustrated at my @EdinburghTories colleague Jim Campbell’s contribution at full Council meeting today. Wonder who it could be..”

Edinburgh City Council has been approached for comment.

An unknown councillor was heard swearing during an official meeting of Edinburgh City Council members on Thursday.

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