Labour MPs accuse Priti Patel of using her ‘experiences of racism’ to ‘gaslight other minority communities’

Priti Patel has said she is “sad” after receiving a letter from BAME Labour MPs accusing her of using her “heritage and experiences of racism” to “gaslight other minority communities”.

The letter to the home secretary was sent by shadow minister for community cohesion Naz Shah and co-signed by a number of Labour colleagues from ethnic minority groups.

It referred to comments made by Ms Patel in the Commons in the wake of the Black Lives Matter protests seen around in the UK.

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