Tuesday, 16 October, 2018

Boris Johnson under fire for ‘hate’ burqa comments

Boris Johnson under fire for ‘hate’ burqa comments UK PM May scolds Johnson for burqa remark after outcry
Pablo Mccormick | 09 August, 2018, 03:40

Sky journalists therefore seemed surprised by their data team's unhelpful findings - although they were in line with previous research which found large majorities in favour of full face veil bans across Western Europe and Scandinavia - and for some time their news roll emphasised the 33 percent of respondents who believed Johnson's comments were racist, rather than the 60 percent who did not.

Following a growing chorus of condemnation over Johnson's derogatory views he made about Muslim women wearing burqas, Britain's Conservative Party Chairman Brandon Lewis said on Tuesday he had asked Johnson to apologize.

Many in the party saw the stand-off as a continuation of the ongoing struggle over Brexit following Mr Johnson's resignation last month over Mrs May's Chequers plan.

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He said: "It is not acceptable to describe someone as looking like a postbox or a robber".

Ms Davidson, who is talked about as a possible Remainer rival to MrJohnson for the leadership, however, went further, saying Mr Johnson's comments had been "gratuitously offensive" and that he needed to apologise. May said she agreed with Lewis.

"I do not think it was offensive".

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Soubry lent her support to former Conservative minister Dominic Grieve who said that he would leave the party should Johnson become leader.

"I think Boris Johnson used language in describing people's appearance that has obviously caused offence".

Speaking on the BBC's World At One, the MP for Beaconsfield said: "If he was to become leader of the party, I won't be in it".

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