• Saturday, August 20, 2022


Lord Kilclooney accused of racism towards Irish prime minister Varadkar

Leo Varadkar

By: Sarwar Alam

A British parliamentarian was accused of racism on Tuesday (1) after branding Irish prime minister Leo Varadkar a “typical Indian”. John Taylor, 80, known as Lord Kilclooney, was reacting to a news report about criticism of Varadkar’s visit to Northern Ireland on Monday. In the article, a member of parliament had accused Varadkar of “poor manners” and showing disrespect by not informing a local representative about his trip on Monday. Kilclooney, a member of the British parliament’s appointed upper House of Lords since 2001, said Varadkar, who has an Indian father and an Irish mother, was a “typical Indian”. Lord…

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