Vince Cable denies calling Brexit supporters racist

Vince Cable denies calling Brexit supporters racist
 

Vince Cable has denied calling Brexit supporters racist after he used a speech at the Liberal Democrats’ spring conference to say that too many of them wanted to recreate a world where passports were blue and “faces were white”.
Defending his comments, Cable said that while “one element” for some people in supporting Brexit was a desire to curb non-EU immigration, he was primarily making the point that the vote to leave the EU was delivered predominantly on the votes of older people.
“I know it’s uncomfortable but the simple truth of the matter is the older generation – my generation – the... read more

 
12 March 2018 in Politics, Views: 41
Source: Guardian
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