FAREHAM MP Suella Braverman is “unfit” to be Home Secretary – according to Conservative peer Baroness Warsi.
Interviewed on the BBC today, Thursday, April 13, the peer launched a blistering attack on a woman who – like herself – has Asian roots. See https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-65261172.
The ex-cabinet minister under the Camaeron coalition government claimed the Home Secretary turns “almost every issue into a cultural race war”.
“If it’s deliberate she’s unfit for office and if it’s because she can’t communicate she’s still unfit for office,” Baroness Warsi said.
According to a spokesperson for Mrs Braverman, the right-wing politician would “not shy away from hard truths”.
Baroness Warsi has previously criticised the Home Secretary for using “racist rhetoric” and “emboldening racists” when announcing policies on small boat crossings and grooming gangs.
The UK’s first South Asian Conservative Party chair claimed the Home Secretary isn’t “able to communicate on these very important issues”.
And she said: “I don’t know how she manages to get herself down these cu-de-sacs.”
Baroness Warsi, who chaired the Conservative Party between 2010 and 2012, added: “This is not the kind of way in which you expect the Home Secretary to speak.”
A Home Office spokesperson said: “The Home Secretary has been clear that all despicable child abusers must be brought to justice.
“And she will not shy away from telling hard truths, particularly when it comes to the grooming of young women and girls in Britain’s towns who have been failed by authorities over decades.
“As the Home Secretary has said, the vast majority of British-Pakistanis are law-abiding, upstanding citizens but independent reports were unequivocal that in towns like Rochdale, Rotherham and Telford cultural sensitivities have meant thousands of young girls were abused under the noses of councils and police.
“That’s why we have announced a raft of measures, including a new police taskforce and mandatory reporting, to ensure this horrific scandal can never happen again, and bring members of grooming gangs to justice for the victims.”
PICTURED: Conservative MP for Fareham Suella Braverman who has come under fire for use of rhetoric in her role as Home Secretary.