MP 'sorry' for fur wearing swastika comparison

A Labour MP has apologised for equating the wearing of animal fur to the wearing of a swastika.
David Drew, MP for Stroud, made the comparison during a parliamentary debate on the fur trade at Westminster Hall on Monday.
One Jewish businessman said the remarks were "grossly insensitive", because the fur trade had been traditionally dominated by Jewish families in the UK.
Mr Drew has since apologised for making the comparison.
During the debate Mr Drew spoke about animals being bred for fur "in the most cruel manner simply so that somebody can enjoy wearing it".
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7 June 2018 in Regional, Views: 49
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