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Sunday, 17 January 2016

Spelthorne's MP gets grief from Labour's Dawn Butler


Spelthorne MP Kwasi Kwarteng's been criticised by Left-wing Labour MP Dawn Butler who said his selection for the safe Surrey seat was “Conservative party window dressing”.

Speaking at a socialist Fabian Society conference in London, Ms Butler said ‘The Tories are making a conscious effort to put women or African-Caribbean and Asian people into safe seats so they get represented [but] they don’t represent those people in Parliament.’

Ms Butler, who was a whip for the last Labour Government, added: ‘ Kwasi really doesn’t like talking to black people in case somebody realises he is black”

Ms Butler, MP for Brent Central, lost her Brent South seat in 2010 after being caught in the expenses scandal charging taxpayers £2,308 for a bath and allegedly claiming £37,245 for a second London home, despite having one ten miles from Westminster.
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