Doncaster mayoral candidate Eddie Todd shown on social media being booked by police
An independent Doncaster mayoral candidate has been screened on social media being booked by South Yorkshire police for an alleged offence concerning the blue light on an ambulance used in connection with his business.
A video circulating online shows Eddie todd speaking to a police officer next to what he describes as his private ambulance – owned by his company, uncle eddies motocross park.
The video also shows a second police officer talking on his radio. Whilst on the radio, the police officer tells the people recording that Mr Todd is being given a ticket for having blue lights on his ambulance. The officer also says Mr Todd just “drives through red lights because he thinks he can”. via jusnews.net
Eddie Todd Not for Profit Venture by MP for Doncaster
Eddie Todd is a not for profit ltd company (12259888) set up to help Doncaster, north people. I will be here after Brexit, he says.
“Like most people, I’m totally fed up with all the parties saying what they think you want to hear. As I see it our area has been run down and devastated by fools following the labour leadership. It’s now time to take control. People in business are all ready to pack in and give up, there is no incentive to invest open up or develop a business here in the Doncaster area.”
Captain Roland Eddie Todd is running for independent MP Doncaster North.
Eddie Todd independent mp candidate for Doncaster North has stated:
“I am going to start a handyman database and apprenticeship scheme for Doncaster North this will create jobs for our kids in our area. I will be here long after brexit.”
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Mr Todd Filmed
A mayoral candidate has claimed he was “set up” after he was filmed being given a fixed penalty notice.
Eddie Todd, an independent in Doncaster's mayoral race, was given a ticket for having unauthorised blue lights on his vehicle which he denies.
Film of the incident in Doncaster on Wednesday has been shared on social media and Mr Todd claims it may have jeopardised his campaign.
South Yorkshire Police said it did not comment on individual cases.
Mr Todd's car is used as a private ambulance and in the video, a passer-by asks an officer why he was being issued with a ticket.
The officer said he was not allowed to use blue lights as the car was a private vehicle and he was not an ambulance driver.
Mr Todd told the BBC:
“I was set up and someone took a video.”
He said he would consider taking the incident “further” with the police and was planning to make a formal complaint.
Mr Todd came fourth in the mayoral race and received 5,344 votes (8.3%). Labour's Ros Jones was elected with 32,631 votes (50.9%). via www.bbc.com