Lily Allen ‘entitled’ to apologise over Calais refugee camps
Shadow home secretary Diane Abbott has said she does not blame singer Lily Allen for speaking out against the squalid conditions faced by refugees at the Calais camp known as the Jungle.
Allen apologised “on behalf of my country” after meeting a 13-year-old boy from Afghanistan who had risked his life trying to board UK-bound lorries.
Ms Abbott told ITV’s Good Morning Britain: “Lily Allen is a good woman. She saw the conditions in the camp and was reduced to tears. I do not blame her at all. If you guys went to the camp, you would be reduced to tears also.
“If that is what she felt and that... read more
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