London Mayor wades in on Tory donor race row

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Published on March 12, 2024 - Duration: 00:31s

London Mayor wades in on Tory donor race row

The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has condemned the racist remarks allegedly made by a top Tory donor.

According to the Guardian, Frank Hester, who has given £10m to the Tories in the past year, made racist comments about leftwing MP Diane Abbott at a meeting in 2019, including that she made him "want to hate all black women".

Mr Khan said the comments were "clearly racist and despicable." There has been increasing pressure on the Conservatives to return the money donated by Mr Hester.

"There should be no place in British political life for these sorts of comments," Mr Khan added.

Report by Kennedyl.

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