Mel B has made obvious criticism of fired tory minister Behavior of Conor Burns during a call with She’s in the Conservative party conference.
Burns was asked step down from him role how minister of state in in trade department and withdrew the whip of the Conservatives pending investigation of the allegations of “serious offense” on Friday, Downing Street reported. He later denied that he ever met in former Singer Spice Girl.
representative added: ” prime minister took direct action on be informed of this statement is clear that all ministers should maintain high standards of behavior – how public rightly expects.
Burns later promised:clear his name” after the accusation of serious misconduct, stating that he “will fully cooperate with in partyrequest”.
He added: “Hope, party will be as swift in their investigation as they are in their condemnation.
Mel B, who attended the Conservative party conferences as a fighter against domestic violence, wrote in reply: “Really?? Are you shocked by this complaint??? Let me remind you what you told me in lift…” She didn’t elaborate further.
Responding to a tweet, Burns said: “I believe I never met Mal.
The singer whose real name is Melanie Brown, turned to event at the conference, warning that domestic violence can slip through down agenda during “these times of absolute economic chaos.
The meeting was organized by the charity Sun and Women’s Aid. of to whom Brown became patron in 2018 after breaking up a relationship she called abusive.
“We need reform everything, courts, police, even general practitioners, even people in your work environmentHR, you need have a safe place where you can go without any shame and know in warning signs,” Brown said. who was awarded an MBE for services to charitable causes and vulnerable women.
Brown and Burns did not immediately respond to Guardian inquiries. for comment.
Burns full statement, made on Friday, reads: “Earlier I received call from chief whip Wendy Morton. Miss Morton informed me that a complaint had been received against me, and she referred it to the Conservative Committee. campaign headquarters for investigation.
“I was not given information about the complaint, and I was not asked to provide any information. Based of this complaint, Miss Morton told me that the whip had been withdrawn and that I down as trade minister. I will fully cooperate with in partyrequest and see forward clear your name. I hope party will be as quick to investigate as they are to judge.”