UK 15 August 2013 Bradford's Respect councillors resign from the party All five councillors have left Respect in protest at the suspension of two of their number, following remarks they made about George Galloway running for Mayor of London. Sign up for our weekly email * Print HTML All five of Bradford's Respect councillors have resigned from the party today. The move follows the suspension of Ishtiaq Ahmed and Mohammad Shabbir, in the wake of remarks they made over George Galloway's announcement that he was considering running for Mayor of London. Galloway is currently Bradford's MP. The councillors have asked that their colleagues be “publicly exonerated and their suspensions revoked”, according to the Bradford Telegraph and Argus. › A-level results day will be a much less joyous affair if Gove gets his way George Galloway. Photo: Getty Subscribe from just £1 per issue More Related articles Let's talk about Daniel Hannan, Donald Trump and Adolf Hitler To the Commonwealth, "Global Britain" sounds like nostalgia for something else Is defeat in Stoke the beginning of the end for Paul Nuttall?