Thursday October 22, 2020

Glenveagh board member embroiled in racism row

Lady Barbara Judge allegedly made derogatory and racist comments

11th March, 2018
Barbara Judge has been forced to step down from her position as chair of the British Institute of Directors Picture: Bloomberg

A board member and adviser to Irish homebuilder Glenveagh Properties has been forced out of her prestigious role at the Institute of Directors after becoming embroiled in a racism storm in Britain.

Glenveagh Properties refused to say this weekend whether they would ask Lady Barbara Judge to step aside from its board after she allegedly made derogatory and racist comments, including stating that “blacks can get aggressive”.

In phone calls disclosed after an...

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