• Monday, August 15, 2022

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Lord Adonis apologises after tweeting ‘racist’ cartoon of new home secretary Javid

Sajid Javid

By: Sarwar Alam

A pro-European Labour peer has apologised to Sajid Javid after sharing a “racist” cartoon which appears to mock the new home secretary saying that he will deport his own parents to Pakistan. Labour peer Lord Adonis has apologised for tweeting a cartoon which appears to mock the 48-year-old former investment banker, the son of a Pakistani bus driver whose family migrated to Britain in the 1960s. Javid is the first South Asian origin MP to hold the key portfolio in the cabinet. In the tweet, which has since been deleted, a figure purporting to be Javid is seen at his…

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