Tory whip denies telling MP she was sacked due to her ‘Muslimness’

The explosive allegations have sparked widespread support for the MP and calls for an inquiry.

1/23/2022 2:40:00 PM

The Conservative Party has been repeatedly accused of Islamophobia, with an inquiry carried out two years ago by Professor Swaran Singh – but quickly branded a ‘whitewash’ by Muslim Tories.

The explosive allegations have sparked widespread support for the MP and calls for an inquiry.

Education Secretary Nadhim Zahawi said there was no place for Islamophobia or any form ofracismin the party, and that Ms Ghani’s allegations must be ‘investigated properly and racism routed out’.Yet in a dramatic move on Saturday night, chief whip Mark Spencer admitted that he was the individual who spoke to Ms Ghani – before strongly refuting her claims.

In a statement posted to Twitter (after deleting an earlier effort), Mr Spencer posted: ‘To ensure other Whips are not drawn into this matter, I am identifying myself as the person Nusrat Ghani MP has made claims about this evening.‘These accusations are completely false and I consider them to be defamatory. I have never used those words attributed to me.’

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Tory MP accuses whip of telling her she was fired because of her ‘Muslimness’Nusrat Ghani lost her job as a transport minister in a mini reshuffle in February 2020 following the resignation of Sajid Javid as chancellor. How strange that it has taken all this time for her to complain. Maybe she was not able to do her job!

Tory MP accuses whip of telling her she was fired because of her ‘Muslimness’Nusrat Ghani, the MP for Wealden, claims she lost her job as a transport minister in February 2020 because a government whip said her faith was 'making colleagues uncomfortable'.

Tory MP claims she was told she lost her job because of her ‘Muslimness’Chief whip Mark Spencer has denied making the comments to Nusrat Ghani saying the allegation is ‘defamatory’ I don’t know why her religion would even be an issue when there are several others in top positions in the government who are also Muslim. Typical ! I guess next it be the big payout.

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