Minister Destroys Corbyn Over Hypocritical Demands to “Tackle Racism”

Victoria Atkins wasted little time tearing Corbyn apart after his insistence that the government takes “immediate action” over online racial abuse. Hilarious as it was hypocritical.

Speaking in the Chamber today, Atkins slammed Corbyn:

“I suspect I’m not the only person who has felt a little bit astonished that it is this right honourable member who’s chosen to ask that question about taking immediate action to tackle racism…I am also reminded that a Jewish female MP had to have police protection at his party conference because of fears for her own safety. So I will listen to many, many people about tackling racism. I will work with pretty much anyone. But I must say, I will take a long spoon on which to sup with this particular member.”

Looks like Corbyn will have to try harder next time to – in his words – “unlock the talent of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic people”…

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“How Can You Keep a Straight Face?”: Minister Under Pressure after Schools Advisor Quits over Funding Row

Following Education Tsar Sir Kevan Collins’ resignation last night – after No. 10 refused to back his £15 billion funding proposals – Safeguarding Minister Victoria Atkins had to defend the government’s current spending plan of just 1/10th of what Collins was calling for. Rishi is also feeling the heat after being accused of putting up the main objections.

Atkins insisted on Sky News that the £1.4 billion sum was a “huge amount of funding” and that she “didn’t know where [Collins’] figures have come from“. LBC’s Nick Ferrari resorted to asking her how she could keep a straight face. And the government were hoping recess would be an easy ride…

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Atkins: Government Working on National Strategy to Tackle Crimes Against Women
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Safeguarding Minister: Police Actions on Clapham Common Were “Very Upsetting”
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Minister Confirms Lockdown Roadmap Will be Set Out on February 22

Yesterday Guido reported a seeming backslide from Boris on his commitment to a roadmap out of lockdown being set-out on February 22nd, after his spokesman told the press “I think the Prime Minister along with all the ministers and myself have said the week of the 22nd“. Thankfully, minister Victoria Atkins re-affirmed to Sky News this morning that the 22nd is still a concrete date. Let’s chalk this down to a slip up by Allegra…

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Minister Calls on MPs to Start Working Weekends

Home Office Minister and Minister for Women, Victoria Atkins, today called on MPs to pull their fingers out and start working on Saturdays and Sundays to get Brexit done. Presumably when Brexit’s done, Victoria would allow MPs to slim down their work hours again – an Atkins diet of sort…

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