Apparently Boris Johnson has no problem with his MPs abusing women

Abusive: Mark Field said he acted in the belief that a peaceful, female Greenpeace protester might be about to do violence. But – in this image – who is attacking whom?

Boris Johnson has quietly dropped a cabinet office investigation into the way former Foreign Office minister Mark Field manhandled a protester during the recent Mansion House dinner.

BoJob seems to think the investigation is no longer needed because he sacked Mr Field from his government role last week (he had been suspended by Theresa May shortly after the incident). According to The Guardian:

Boris Johnson has dropped the Whitehall investigation into Mark Field, the Tory MP who was caught on camera manhandling a Greenpeace activist out of a black-tie dinner.

Johnson has sacked Field from his role as a Foreign Office minister since taking over as prime minister and decided that the investigation was no longer needed.

A No 10 spokesman said: “Mark Field has now left the government. The current PM considers this issue was a matter for the previous PM concerning his conduct during his time as a minister under her appointment.”

But there’s just one problem:

Mr Field remains a Conservative MP. Is this

– really what Mr Johnson considers acceptable behaviour among his backbenchers?

I don’t.

If you do, read this to refresh your memory.

Activist Janet Barker, of Builth Wells, said after the MP assaulted her that she would not press charges, but that Mr Field should attend an anger management course:

Bear in mind that Ms Barker revealed that after he shoved her out of the Mansion House, Mr Field said: “This is what happens when people like you disturb our dinner!”

I wrote at the time: “Make no mistake; when this man said “people like you” to Janet Barker, he meant people like you, dear reader.

“He meant members of the general public who are harmed by Tory policies. He thinks your place is to suffer in silence while he and his kind eat slap-up meals, bought by causing that suffering. He is a fairly typical Conservative in that respect.”

I sincerely hope Ms Barker makes a complaint to the police. It isn’t too late!

And will this have an effect on the Brecon and Radnorshire by-election?

We now have further evidence that Tories can’t be trusted to do anything for ordinary people – but will always cover up for their mates.

In Brecon and Radnorshire, convicted criminal Chris Davies is hoping to win back the seat for the Conservatives.

We already know he is corrupt – that’s why he was convicted.

Considering the behaviour of Mr Field – and now Mr Johnson – one hopes voters will draw the obvious conclusion…

And treat the Tories like the abusive thugs they are.

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5 thoughts on “Apparently Boris Johnson has no problem with his MPs abusing women

  1. aunty1960

    I think given the increased attacks and terrorism attacks it could no be known why or how a protestor approaches a speaker at a dinner. Ok she may just throw a suffle or pot of yogurt but I think he handled it within reason of aprhending someone and stoppring them. Good grip behind the head/neck. Get hold of the head and you have control of the rest of the body

    If such abiliites and tactics were known how less people being stabbed and attacked by bleach throwers and punchers

    She was there to disrupt. fair game, was stopped, and removed.

    If anyone did this to you who takes ofence at you you may be thankful of someone apprehending.

    If the shoe was on the other foot different view point

    1. Mike Sivier Post author

      These protesters had bought tickets and had been through security.

      If you think grabbing a woman in an evening dress by the throat and slamming her against a pillar is “within reason of apprehending someone and stopping them”, let me ask: Would you say the same if it happened to you?

      Bleach throwers and randoms who try to punch people have the element of surprise; this lady had walked the length of the room in full view of everyone.

      It was a peaceful protest. If I was at such an occasion, and in a position to do something about it, I would suggest that we listen to their spokesperson and hear what they have to say so they can then leave in an orderly manner, of their own accord.

  2. nmac639

    Johnson specialises on abuse. Only of course to people who are physically weaker. Typical ignorant bully.

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