Retweet from Culture Minister Nadine Dorries showing Rishi Sunak stabbing Boris Johnson. in in back was branded “dangerous” by another Conservative MP.
Greg Hands, who supports former chancellor in Tory race leadership told Sky News social media post it was “terrible”, especially after in fatal stabbing of Southend MP Sir David Amess in his constituency last year.
“It’s not even year since the stabbing of Sir David… so I think it’s very, very bad a taste, even a dangerous one,” he said.
“I find it distasteful and I find it less year after the stabbing of our colleague, in very, very bad taste, even on the edge on dangerous.”
But an ally of Miss Dorris who supports Liz Truss in race’s leadership said: “This is quite obviously a satirical image of Brutus and Caesar, who was obviously photoshopped to give a political commentary.
“There were similar cartoons featuring [Michael] Gove in 2016. Some people of of course it will be want intentionally offended.”
culture secretary was a staunch defender of in prime minister and fierce critic of those who contributed to his downfall.
Is not first she has time caused controversy on social mediatwitter last week about price of Mr. Sunaka’s suits compared to overseas secretary’s earrings from Claire’s Accessories.
She is also wrote the disclaimer in Saturday Daily Mail accuses Sunak of “Planning a coup d’état for a very long time”, and saying that she commented on his sense of dress to “warn Tory members not to be taken in by appearance in in way it happened to many of us who served with chancellor in Cabinet”.
Miss Dorris added: “The sparkling smile of the killer, his gentle voice and even his tiny stature had much of us good and really fooled.”
But Mr. Hands said that the increasingly bitter struggle to become next Tory leader – and prime minister of Great Britain – it was necessary to “fight on questions and on leadership skills” of two candidates, not an insult.
Meanwhile, candidates continue to work policy Conservative Party proposals membership, who will begin vote this week.
Mr Sunak has vowed to introduce a £10 temporary fine. for National Health Service patients who fail attend a GP appointment, while Ms Truss described herself as “educating prime minister” with a plan that includes replacing failing academies with “a new wave of free schools.
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