• 6 Aug 2018

    Comments by Boris Johnson about women wearing burqas have been described as ‘Islamophobic’ and ‘totally unacceptable’ by Muslim groups. In an article, the former foreign secretary wrote: “It is absolutely ridiculous that people should choose to go around looking like letter boxes.”

  • 3 Jun 2018

    The Home Secretary has rejected calls for an inquiry into alleged anti-Muslim behaviour by Conservative politicians. Earlier this week the former party chair Baroness Warsi backed such calls saying the party had to act on Islamaphobia within its ranks. Her comments come as Tory councillor Stephen Ardley was suspended from the party, after it was…

  • 22 Apr 2018

    The Home Secretary Amber Rudd is facing calls to resign over her department’s treatment of the Windrush generation. The Justice Secretary David Gauke said he felt shame over their treatment – but insisted although there were failures in implementation – the government’s central policy on immigration was right. But his former cabinet colleague Baroness Warsi…