We MPs do our best – I can sympathise with Tulip Siddiq’s lapse of judgment


I have asked questions in parliament about Bangladeshi human rights, but local MPs can’t be expected to resolve complex issues on the hoof

With the long hours, the public nature of the job and the advent of online abuse, MPs can sometimes lose their rag.

Aki 6fLike many people, I was taken aback to see the skirmish on Channel 4 news this week in which my friend and colleague Tulip Siddiq did just that with a journalist.

It was an unedifying spectacle. She recognises that too, and has apologised.

But I can…

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