• Wednesday, August 10, 2022

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Conservative mayoral candidate Bailey under fire for views on Hindus, Muslims

Shaun Bailey

By: Sarwar Alam

The candidate selected by the Conservative Party to contest against London Mayor Sadiq Khan in the 2020 mayoral elections has come under fire for the views he expressed 13 years ago about Hindus and Muslims. Shaun Bailey had written a pamphlet for the Centre for Policy Studies back in 2005 in which he lamented Hindu and Muslim influences on the cultural landscape of Britain. “You bring your children to school and they learn far more about Diwali than Christmas,” he wrote in the pamphlet titled No Man’s Land. Bailey, a member of the London Assembly, also seemed to be confused…

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