Bradley backtracks: Tory MP sorry for saying benefits claimants should get sterilised

Ben Bradley backtracked on comments saying the unemployed should get vasectomies [Image: PA].

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But isn’t it strange that Mr Bradley didn’t mature until after he was 22.

One certainly hopes he had grown up by the time he won his first council seat in 2015, aged 25.

But I have a doubt. After all, he wasn’t mature enough to delete his unwise blog post before Buzzfeed found it.

Ben Bradley backtracked on comments saying the unemployed should get vasectomies [Image: PA].

The Conservative vice chairman for youth has apologised for comments lsuggesting that people on benefits should be sterilised.

MP Ben Bradley, 28, backtracked over a blog post describing jobseekers as “unemployed wasters” and saying that those who can’t afford children should undergo vasectomies.

Mr Bradley, the Member of Parliament for Mansfield, deleted the post after it was highlighted by Buzzfeed News.

“I apologise for these posts,” he said.

“My time in politics has allowed me to mature and I now realise that this language is not appropriate.”

Source: Conservative MP apologises for saying benefits claimants should get sterilised


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7 thoughts on “Bradley backtracks: Tory MP sorry for saying benefits claimants should get sterilised

  1. Justin

    Sorry is not good enough, this is another tory that thinks just because daddy has paid for his life and spoon fed him, that he is above anyone else, well here a challenge for him, nightshift drug/alcohol/homeless shelters, see some of the effects of what his policies have caused and I am not talking for one night either, while were at it we got such excellent tory examples with older experience they could come with him, ids and grayling, they need life experience and drag ester super mcvey, she needs to learn about the mess she has created, there a point where some of us say enough is enough, 3 cases in England, 3 in Ireland and trust me I may not be so lenient, I have had to spend nearly a week of my own time representing these people because of two incompetent nurses, I have not charged but trust me helping them get struck of will do me. I was one of the ones that took the complaint against Alan Barham and I am doing two other cases, now is the time for politicians to be held accountable and believe me there is good enough evidence and even though I am no longer in uk, I am going for certain other nurses and possible a bit further,

    a apology is not good enough get this young twit out into see some real world

  2. Bill Hasan

    When Ben Bradley becomes a man (as he is still a baby) i would like him to say those words to a group of men. They would beat the s**t out of him.

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