Labour MP: “The Only People Who Have Coloured Skin Are People Who Run Takeaways”

Labour MP Wayne David gaffed badly on BBC Radio Wales last night when asked about immigration in Caerphilly:

“Well in terms of numbers it’s not an issue. I mean the only people who have coloured skin, if you like, are people who run takeaways.”

He has now apologised, saying: “Ethnic minorities play a vitally important role in our society”. Labour handling such issues with their customary tact…




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