Labour MP apologises for calling Conservative 'token ghetto boy'

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the Guardian—Emma Dent Coad says remarks were taken wrong way after Tory assembly member condemned them as racist and hate-filled The Labour MP Emma Dent Coad has apologised for referring to a Conservative London assembly member as a “token ghetto boy” in a blogpost written before she was elected, after two Tory MPs called for the whip to be removed. Shaun Bailey, who was then Hammersmith’s Conservative parliamentary candidate, said the MP had written “racist, hate-filled remarks”. Continue reading...

Labour MP apologises over `token ghetto boy´ remarks in 2010 blog post. Kensington MP Emma Dent Coad provoked controversy after comments about Shaun Bailey resurfaced.