Senior Tory MP told to leave conference after triggering lock-down with ‘totally unacceptable’ ‘punch-up’
Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, the treasurer of the highly-influential Tory ‘1922 Committee’ has been held by police and told to leave the Tory party conference after a ‘punch-up’ with conference security.
The incident, which was described by a party spokesperson as ‘totally unacceptable’, triggered a security lock-down.
Shortly afterward, Home Secretary Priti Patel spoke about Tory plans to get tough on crime. Of course, Patel was sacked from her previous front-bench job under Theresa May for holding unauthorised meetings with a foreign government about diverting UK aid funds to a military hospital, so Clifton-Brown’s issues are not the only problem with her plan.
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