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Labour Party Chair Slaps Down Tory Who Made Bomb Joke

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Anneliese Dodds has spoken out after it emerged a Tory MP joked about planting a bomb in her office.

The Labour Party chair told HuffPost UK that it was right that James Gray, the veteran MP for North Wiltshire, had apologised for the comments.

“I think it’s right that he has apologised,” she said.

“I would say that the broader issue of safety for everyone in politics is very important.

“I think all parliamentarians should be committed to ensuring that everyone can be involved in public life without any fear of intimidation and violence.”

In remarks leaked to the Mail on Sunday, Gray made the joke when prompted by a Tory colleague in a........

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