Crisis deepens as deputy PM refuses to say whether Lee Anderson is 'racist' - as under fire MP tweets 'Dog House' beer photos

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The deputy prime minister has refused to say on Sky News whether Lee Anderson is "racist" as he backed the decision to suspend him from the Conservative Party following his attack on Sadiq Khan.

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Published on February 25, 2024 -  02:17
Lee Anderson, UK Lawmaker Suspended Over 'Islamists' Remarks About Sadiq Khan | Oneindia News
Lee Anderson, former Tory deputy chairman, faces suspension for contentious comments about Sadiq Khan, accusing "Islamists" of controlling the London mayor. Refusing to retract his statement led to his expulsion from the party in Parliament. Khan criticized the silence from Rishi Sunak and the Cabinet over the remarks. While some Tories deemed the comments "ridiculous," the Muslim Council of Britain welcomed Anderson's suspension. #LeeAnderson #Anderson #SadiqKhan #London #Londonnews #Parliament #RishiSunak #ToryMP #ConservativesUK #UKnews #UK #UKPolitics #Britain #Worldnews #Oneindia #Oneindianews ~ED.101~

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