Boris Johnson quit? Burka ban comments ruled not criminal

Boris Johnson quit? Burka ban comments ruled not criminal

Boris Johnson quit? Burka ban comments ruled not criminal

Meanwhile, former attorney general Dominic Grieve said he would quit the party if Mr Johnson became leader, while ex-minister Anna Soubry said that "many" One Nation Tories would also leave.

Ruth Davidson is among the senior Consersvatives who have said Mr Johnson should apologise for his "gratuitously offensive" comments on the burka.

The party's code of conduct says that MPs and other holders of public office should "not use their position to bully, abuse, victimise, harass or unlawfully discriminate against others" and "foster respect and tolerance".

Taking to Twitter, the Jaanan actress emphasized a woman's right to wear whatever she feels comfortable in. "What starts as useful targets for "colourful political language" and the odd bit of toxic campaigning ends up in attacks on our streets".

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Asked if Elkin's comments reflected Netanyahu government policy, an Israeli official close to the prime minister declined comment. Israel, the United States and other Western countries regard Hamas as a terrorist organization.

In his article, Johnson said he opposed a ban on face-covering veils, but added that it was "absolutely ridiculous that people should choose to go around looking like letter-boxes".

A source close to Johnson said, "We must not fall into the trap of shutting down the debate on hard issues".

"We have to call it out".

His remarks drew condemnation from former colleagues.

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Karim said that "Boris is playing to the gallery that exists at the right of the party" and by refusing to apologise was "positioning himself as the great defender of the right some believe they have to say whatever they like with no regard of consequences for others". May acknowledged that Johnson's comments had "clearly caused offence".

But Johnson received support from some quarters, with Conservative MP Nadine Dorries saying he "did not go far enough".

"It is crass and it must stop, and it must be condemned by the leadership right from the prime minister down".

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