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Post by Syl on Wed Jul 12, 2017 1:46 am

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-40555639

"A Conservative MP has been suspended from the party after it emerged she used a racist expression during a public discussion about Brexit.
Anne Marie Morris, the MP for Newton Abbot, used the phrase at an event in London to describe the prospect of the UK leaving the EU without a deal.
She told the BBC: "The comment was totally unintentional. I apologise unreservedly for any offence caused."
The Conservative Party later confirmed she had had the whip withdrawn.
Announcing the suspension, Theresa May said she was "shocked" by the "completely unacceptable" language.
"I immediately asked the chief whip to suspend the party whip," she said in a statement.
"Language like this has absolutely no place in politics or in today's society."
The BBC understands the prime minister and Conservative Chief Whip Gavin Williamson met to discuss the matter once Mrs May finished her Commons statement on last weekend's G20 summit.
According to a recording published on the Huffington Post website, Ms Morris was discussing the impact of Brexit on the UK's financial services industry at an event organised by the Politeia think tank, which was attended by other MPs.
Suggesting that just 7% of financial services would be affected by Brexit, she reportedly said: "Now I am sure there will be many people who will challenge that but my response and my request is look at the detail - it isn't all doom and gloom."
She went on: "Now we get to the real n---er in the woodpile, which is in two years what happens if there is no deal."




Should she be sacked?

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Re: MP suspended for unacceptable racist remark.

Post by The Devil, You Know on Wed Jul 12, 2017 1:51 am

Syl wrote:http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-40555639

"A Conservative MP has been suspended from the party after it emerged she used a racist expression during a public discussion about Brexit.
Anne Marie Morris, the MP for Newton Abbot, used the phrase at an event in London to describe the prospect of the UK leaving the EU without a deal.
She told the BBC: "The comment was totally unintentional. I apologise unreservedly for any offence caused."
The Conservative Party later confirmed she had had the whip withdrawn.
Announcing the suspension, Theresa May said she was "shocked" by the "completely unacceptable" language.
"I immediately asked the chief whip to suspend the party whip," she said in a statement.
"Language like this has absolutely no place in politics or in today's society."
The BBC understands the prime minister and Conservative Chief Whip Gavin Williamson met to discuss the matter once Mrs May finished her Commons statement on last weekend's G20 summit.
According to a recording published on the Huffington Post website, Ms Morris was discussing the impact of Brexit on the UK's financial services industry at an event organised by the Politeia think tank, which was attended by other MPs.
Suggesting that just 7% of financial services would be affected by Brexit, she reportedly said: "Now I am sure there will be many people who will challenge that but my response and my request is look at the detail - it isn't all doom and gloom."
She went on: "Now we get to the real n---er in the woodpile, which is in two years what happens if there is no deal."




Should she be sacked?
she had the whip withdrawn in about 4 hours, she cant be sacked as an MP, just from any government jobs.

PS I think whilst the topic may be similar they aren't exactly the same topic as mine is more about the word ni gger and the hypocrisy of some people, rather than solely the specific case


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Re: MP suspended for unacceptable racist remark.

Post by Syl on Wed Jul 12, 2017 1:59 am

Oh I thought I had deleted the thread....it will be best merged.

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Post by Syl on Wed Jul 12, 2017 2:00 am

If anyone can merge mine under TD.YK I would be happy....thanks,

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