Should mayor Aigars Balsevics resign, or be asked by Wisbech Town Council to resign?

Cllr Aigars Balsevics, the mayor of Wisbech,

Cllr Aigars Balsevics, the outgoing mayor of Wisbech, has appealed a decision of Fenland Council licensing committee to ban him from running the Angel. Peterborough magistrates will hear the appeal on September 23. - Credit: Terry Harris

Wisbech is represented by a mayor, Cllr Aigars Balsevics, who, in his business life, has been criticised by a licensing subcommittee.  


Fenland Council licensing committee found Cllr Balsevics breached Covid-19 regulations at the Angel on Christmas Eve.  

“Covid regulations were largely ignored as was the Health and Safety at Work Act,” the committee concluded.

“There was little or no safeguarding for employees and customers. The motive behind this blatant disregard can only be for profit.   

“We find such behaviour during the pandemic staggering to say the least.”