Labour MP resigns after article on grooming gangs

Telling the truth isn’t allowed in modern British politics….

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Sarah Champion has resigned from the Shadow Cabinet after writing an article in The Sun saying Britain has a problem with British Pakistani men raping and exploiting white girls.
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Here’s Sarah Champion’s statement announcing her resignation over her Sun article on British-Pakistani men and grooming gangs pic.twitter.com/WIc9OcYtEB
4:28 PM – Aug 16, 2017

Her decision to quit Corbyn’s top team has caused outrage online, with Nigel Farage tweeting that talking the truth on tough issues is now impossible in the modern day Labour Party.

Her comments were made in the wake of yet another Asian sex gang being prosecuted for drugging, trafficking and raping girls as young as 13 in Newcastle.
It follows the prosecution of similar sex gangs in Rochdale and Rotherham, Champion’s own constituency.
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Telling the truth about tough issues is now impossible in the modern day Labour Party. Patheitc.
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4:39 PM – Aug 16, 2017

Sarah Champion Resigns From Shadow Cabinet – Guido Fawkes
Earlier Sarah Champion tried to distance herself from that article in The Sun, only for Guido to reveal she wasn’t being entirely honest. A Labour source tells Guido Champion is resigning from the…
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Her comments were made in the wake of yet another Asian sex gang being prosecuted for drugging, trafficking and raping girls as young as 13 in Newcastle.
It follows the prosecution of similar sex gangs in Rochdale and Rotherham, Champion’s own constituency.

These are predominantly Pakistani gangs, although some of those involved have been from other ethnic backgrounds, and similar, depraved incidents have been happening across the country.
What kind of message does Champion’s resignation send to other MPs, or even ordinary people? That speaking the truth on difficult issues is forbidden? Britain will never be able to solve this problem if society bans people from talking about it.

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