BME label insulting, says ex-minister Priti Patel
Former cabinet minister Priti Patel says she has warned Conservative colleagues not to "label me as BME".
She told BBC Radio Kent she found the commonly used acronym for Black and Minority Ethnic "patronising" and "insulting".
The former international development secretary and leading Brexiteer did not rule out a bid for the Conservative leadership at some point.
She quit the cabinet last November after a row over unauthorised meetings.
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