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Matt Lucas.

This Writer has been following the dialogue between Matt Lucas, who was recently brilliant in BBC Wales’s Doctor Who, and David Davies, who is a dead loss as a Conservative MP for Wales.

The discussion was about the Metropolitan Police’s claim that it would have to prioritise crime investigations, due to Conservative government funding cuts.

I have already reported on this, emphasizing concerns that it would turn most people affected by criminal behaviour into “second-class crime victims”.

Mr Davies decided to use the story to attack people who struggle with English.

He didn’t stand a chance – and rightly so.

Here’s how The Canary reported it:

Little Britain star Matt Lucas has called Conservative MP David Davies “racist” after the Tory MP  sent out a tweet about the use of interpreters by the police.

Davies wrote:

Davies was referring to a suggestion by the Metropolitan police force deputy commissioner Craig Mackey. Mackey said that victims whose first language isn’t English could get face-to-face visits from the police while, due to cuts, others may not in the future.

Mr Lucas responded:

The exchange swiftly descended into insults:

But the point was made, as others rushed to agree with the actor:

With Anne Marie Morris already suspended from the Conservative Party for using a racist word, isn’t it justifiable to ask for Mr Davies to be reprimanded as well?


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