Labour’s Rupa Huq suspended after commenting on Kwasi Kwarteng

Labor MP Rupa Huq has been administratively suspended from the party pending an investigation after he was accused of making an allegedly racist comment Chancellor Kwasi KwartengPA news agency reports.

Mrs. Huq is an MP for Ealing Central and Acton, elected to the position in 2015 after defeating Conservative politician Angie Bray.

PA News Agency also reported that the comment in question was about Mr. Kwarteng was launched at a Labor conference side event on Monday (26 September) entitled ‘What’s Next for Labour’s Agenda on Race?’

In an audio posted online by the Guido Fawkes website, Ms Huq says: “On the surface he is a black man.

“He went to Eton, I think, he went to a very expensive prep school, all the way through the best schools in the country.

“If you heard him on the Today program you wouldn’t know he was black.”

In response, Conservative Party leader Jake Berry wrote a letter to Labor leader Sir Keir Starmer on Tuesday (27 September) urging him to take action.

He had said he had “serious concerns” about the comments and hoped “the Labor whip would be withdrawn”.

Mr Berry added that Sunder Katwala, who chaired the event for organizations British Future and Black Equity, was forced to contest her comments. Labour’s Rupa Huq suspended after commenting on Kwasi Kwarteng

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