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Issue No. 2351

‘It would be nice when you go into a British hotel if the receptionist was British’

Shadow immigration minister Chris Bryant. Even one Tory MP said this was “xenophobic”


‘I’ve seen some “food bank users” in the pubs of Witney’

Liam Walker, chair of the Tory youth wing in David Cameron’s constituency, said people fake poverty. He has apologised


‘If for religious reasons you don’t want your child to eat their meat, we will not accept this situation’

The head of Jules Ferry school  near Paris. She later had to admit this was a “wrong application of secularism”


‘The only mention of race round here is preceded by egg and spoon’

Stedham village resident Colin Dunne in the Daily Mail after the newspaper printed racist comments from Stedham Tory councillor John Cherry


‘Punish the lazy and feckless’

One of LBC radio presenter Nick Ferrari’s many rants against benefits. LBC has paid no corporation tax in five years


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Tue 30 Apr 2013, 16:34 BST
Issue No. 2351
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