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- Johnson won’t apologise for Jimmy Savile comment, says minister
That is from Kim Leadbeater, the Labour MP whose sister Jo Cox was murdered by a rightwing terrorist, suggesting that Boris Johnson’s Savile smear was linked to what occurred to Keir Starmer yesterday.
Brendan Cox, Jo’s widower, informed the Immediately programme this morning that he additionally believed there was a connection. He mentioned:
I believe that it’s very onerous to attract a direct hyperlink and to say that in some methods, the prime minister is instantly liable for what occurred. I believe the individuals which are instantly liable for what occurred yesterday had been the people who did it.
Nonetheless, it’s additionally true that in case you inject poison into politics, that has an entire set of unintended penalties that individuals will react to in numerous methods and at occasions that may lead over into intimidation, it could actually lead over to violence, it could actually lead over into extremism.
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