A city Alderman planning to re-stand as a Conservative councillor has posed as a Labour fan to vote for Jeremy Corbyn.
Paul Bartlett, who spent 16 years as an MK Tory councillor, cast his vote for Labour leadership “in support of democracy”.
A supermarket worker, he is a rep for USDAW and was offered the chance to vote through the union.
“I was given an opportunity to use my democratic right so I took it,” he said,.
“Corbyn is a man of principles. I will always be a true blue, so I may not agree with his principles but I admire the fact that he has them.
Mr Bartlett, who is 54, even has a ‘Vote Corbyn’ sticker on the back of his car.
He applied for his vote online and admits to “bending the truth” when ticking the box confirming he was a labour supporter.
Mr Bartlett hopes to stand in MK as a Tory next year.