Scottish Labour criticised as ex-MSP who made ‘sexist’ remarks put on MP shortlist

Frank McAveety apologised for comments made in Holyrood meeting in 2010 about 15-year-old girl

The Scottish Labour party has been criticised for putting a former MSP who made “deeply sexualised and racist remarks” about a 15-year-old girl on to its shortlist for a parliamentary seat in Glasgow.

Frank McAveety, the former MSP for Glasgow Shettleston, was recorded calling a 15-year-old girl “dark” and “dusky” and describing her as “very nice and very slim” during a Holyrood committee meeting in 2010.

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