A list of articles from 2018 back to 2001 about racism in the Conservative Party

A list of articles from 2001 to 2018 about racism in the Conservative Party

10 Aug 2018  Tory councillor compares Muslim women to PATIO UMBRELLAS in Facebook post mocking Islamic clothing  https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/tory-councillor-compares-muslim-women-13059852

6 Aug 2018  Boris Johnson’s burqa remarks ‘fan flames of Islamophobia’, says MP https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/aug/06/boris-johnsons-burqa-remarks-fan-flames-of-islamophobia-says-mp?CMP=share_btn_tw

30 Jul 2018  Tory youth wing chairman caught up in new anti-Semitism row… https://www.thecourier.co.uk/fp/news/local/fife/697474/tory-youth-wing-chairman-caught-up-in-new-anti-semitism-row/?utm_source=twitter

14 Jul 2018  Tory suspended after claims that Islamist extremists ‘rape British girls to create Muslim babies’ http://www.theargus.co.uk/news/16354479.tory-suspended-after-claims-that-islamist-extremists-rape-british-girls-to-create-muslim-babies/?ref=twtrec

11 Jun 2018  The Islamophobia scandal in the Conservative party goes ‘right up to the top’ http://uk.businessinsider.com/islamophobia-scandal-conservative-party-goes-right-up-to-the-top-baroness-warsi-interview-2018-6

10 Jun 2018   10 Tory MPs and 25 Tory Councillors exposed as members of racist Islamophobic anti-Muslim Facebook group  https://evolvepolitics.com/10-tory-mps-and-25-tory-councillors-exposed-as-members-of-racist-islamophobic-anti-muslim-facebook-group/

10 Jun 2018  Tory MP proclaims black people are ‘more likely to be murderers’ in bid to ramp up stop-and-search  https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/tory-mp-proclaims-black-people-12676745

9 Jun 2018  Theresa May refuses to roll back ‘hostile environment’ policy despite calls from her own home secretary https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/theresa-may-hostile-environment-sajid-javid-windrush-scandal-refuses-three-times-a8391066.html

6 Jun 2018  Conservatives are hoping Islamophobia issue ‘will magically go away’, warns senior party activist https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/conservatives-islamophobia-inquiry-racism-sajid-javid-mohammed-amin-a8384876.html

6 Jun 2018  Two Jewish groups back calls for an inquiry into ‘Tory Islamophobia’ https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/tory-islamophobia-inquiry-theresa-may-investigation-jewish-jcore-ujs-mcb-a8386086.html

4 Jun 2018  Baroness Warsi: Conservatives ‘need to stop being in denial’ about Islamophobia in the party  https://www.facebook.com/Channel4News/videos/1678923952185541/

4 Jun 2018  The Tories just REFUSED to compensate more than HALF of the British Windrush citizens they wrongly deported https://evolvepolitics.com/the-tories-just-refused-to-compensate-more-than-half-of-the-british-windrush-citizens-they-wrongly-deported/

1 Jun 2018  Another Two Tory Councillors Have Been ‘Suspended for Islamophobia’ TODAY alone https://evolvepolitics.com/another-two-tory-councillors-have-been-suspended-for-islamophobia-today-alone/

31 May 2018  Conservatives under fire for failing to tackle party’s Islamophobia https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/may/31/muslim-council-calls-for-inquiry-into-conservative-party-islamophobia?CMP=share_btn_tw

31 May 2018  The NHS has a recruitment crisis – heightened by the ‘hostile environment’ https://keepournhspublic.com/news/we-have-a-recruitment-crisis-do-we-need-a-hostile-environment-as-well/

23 May 2018  Kurdish groups accuse Theresa May of ‘racism’ in the House of Commons https://www.thecanary.co/global/world-analysis/2018/05/23/kurdish-groups-accuse-theresa-may-of-racism-in-the-house-of-commons

22 May 2018  Tory Islamophobia crisis deepens as YET ANOTHER Councillor expelled amid alleged anti-Muslim remarks and far-right links https://evolvepolitics.com/tory-islamophobia-crisis-deepens-as-yet-another-councillor-expelled-amid-alleged-anti-muslim-remarks-and-far-right-links/

11 May 2018  UK has seen ‘Brexit-related’ growth in racism, says UN representative  https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/may/11/uk-has-seen-brexit-related-growth-in-racism-says-un-representative?CMP=share_btn_tw

8 May 2018  The Tories’ double standards: condemning racism in Barnet, yet overlooking it in Pendle https://www.newstatesman.com/2018/05/conservatives-racism-pendle-anti-semitism-barnet-labour

8 May 2018  Lessons from the racist Tory campaign of 1964 in Smethwick https://labourlist.org/2018/05/lessons-from-the-racist-tory-campaign-of-1964-in-smethwick/

6 May 2018  The Windrush scandal was about racism – why didn’t the papers say so? | Hugh Muir https://www.theguardian.com/media/media-blog/2018/may/06/windrush-scandal-racism-papers?CMP=share_btn_tw

5 May 2018  Keir Mudie: May must put an end to racist and Islamophobic poison in Tory Party   https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/keir-mudie-must-put-end-12487511#ICID=sharebar_twitter

4 May 2018  Tories win Pendle Council after reinstating councillor suspended over racist joke   https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/conservatives-pendle-councillor_uk_5aec782be4b0c4f193220367

4 May 2018  Tory suspended over tweet calling Diane Abbott a “pig” has been un-suspended https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/tory-suspended-over-tweet-calling-12482852#ICID=sharebar_twitter

2 May 2018  Labour motion to see Windrush documents defeated in Commons https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/may/02/conservative-mps-told-to-vote-against-windrush-documents-motion?CMP=share_btn_tw

2 May 2108 Fareham Conservative candidate suspended in racism row https://www.portsmouth.co.uk/our-region/fareham/fareham-conservative-candidate-suspended-in-racism-row-1-8484888

1 May 2018  After Windrush, how can black Tories stand by their party? | Afua Hirsch https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/may/01/black-tories-windrush-conservatives-government-british?CMP=share_btn_tw

1 May 2018  Sajid Javid is not the difference we need at the Tory ministry of racism | Ash Sarkar https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/may/01/sajid-javid-tory-ministry-racism-windrush-amber-rudd-compliant-hostile?CMP=share_btn_tw

30 Apr 2018  Crofton Park Tory candidate suspended for ‘Islamophobic’ tweets http://www.newsshopper.co.uk/news/16194501.Crofton_Park_Tory_candidate_suspended_for__Islamophobic__tweets/?ref=twtrec

27 Apr 2018  Tory candidate suspended over tweets calling prophet Mohammed a ‘paedophile’  https://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/north-east-news/tory-candidate-suspended-over-tweets-14584463#ICID=sharebar_twitter

26 Apr 2018  Tory council candidate suspended over string of ‘disgraceful’ tweets  http://metro.co.uk/2018/04/26/tory-council-candidate-suspended-string-disgraceful-tweets-7500627/?ito=desktop.article.share.top.twitter  via @MetroUK

26 Apr 2018  BBC News – Conservative candidate George Stoakley suspended over tweets  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cambridgeshire-43908496

26 Apr 2018  When is the march against Tory anti-Semitism? http://anotherangryvoice.blogspot.com/2018/04/when-is-march-against-tory-anti-semitism.html?spref=tw

24 Apr 2018  The Tories have their own problems with both Jews and Muslims https://inews.co.uk/?p=147729

24 Apr 2018  “The Tories’ links to anti-semitism can no longer be ignored by Labour, in spite of deafening…” https://medium.com/@jrschlosberg/the-tories-links-to-anti-semitism-can-no-longer-be-ignored-by-labour-in-spite-of-the-deafening-8d32173349e0

24 Apr 2018  See Lenny Henry hammer Theresa May’s racist policies while she has to watch https://voxpoliticalonline.com/2018/04/24/see-lenny-henry-hammer-theresa-mays-racist-policies-while-she-has-to-watch/ via @MidWalesMike

23 Apr 2018  Muslim Ex-Tory Minister says there are now “weekly occurrences of Islamophobic incidents” in the Conservative Party  https://evolvepolitics.com/muslim-ex-tory-minister-says-there-are-now-weekly-occurrences-of-islamophobic-incidents-in-conservative-party/  via @EvolvePolitics

22 Apr 2018  Theresa May could be accused of racism over Windrush scandal, says Labour front-bencher Dawn Butler  http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/theresa-may-windrush-latest-racism-generation-landing-scandal-dawn-butler-labour-a8316751.html

22 Apr 2018  Tories in new race row over identity checks for elections
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/apr/21/identity-checks-election-disenfranchise-ethnic-minorities?CMP=share_btn_tw

21 Apr 2018  ‘No ID No Vote’ is Theresa May’s racist xenophobic Tory Attack on Democracy!!!  https://youtu.be/fOiu2Dw13HQ

21 Apr 2018  Conservative council candidate suspended for ‘supporting white supremacists’  http://www.watfordobserver.co.uk/news/16175385.Conservative_council_candidate_suspended_for____supporting_white_supremacists___/?ref=twtrec

19 Apr 2018  The real lesson of Enoch Powell’s ‘rivers of blood’ speech  https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/apr/19/the-real-lesson-of-enoch-powell-rivers-of-blood-speech

17 Apr 2018  Joint statement on Tory links to antisemitism in European politics  https://dorseteye.com/joint-statement-on-tory-links-to-antisemitism-in-european-politics/ via @Dorset Eye

6 Apr 2018  A Dossier Of Racism In The Conservative Party  http://rachaelswindon.blogspot.com/2018/04/a-dossier-of-racism-in-conservative.html?spref=tw

6 Apr 2018  Former Tory candidate ‘suspended’ pending investigation  https://www.accringtonobserver.co.uk/news/former-tory-candidate-suspended-pending-14494953#ICID=sharebar_twitter

5 Apr 2018  Conservative councillor Mike Payne suspended for sharing ‘Muslim parasites’ article https://inews.co.uk/?p=141467

2 Apr 2018  A massive 36-tweet thread exposing the extraordinary scale of Tory racism and abuse is going viral for very obvious reasons  https://evolvepolitics.com/a-massive-36-tweet-thread-exposing-the-extraordinary-scale-of-tory-racism-and-abuse-is-going-viral-for-very-obvious-reasons/
via @EvolvePolitics

31 Mar 2018  Demands for Davidson to clean up her party after latest revelations  http://www.thenational.scot/news/16129422.Demands_for_Davidson_to_clean_up_her_party_after_latest_revelations/?ref=twtrec

29 Mar 2018  From Boris to Rees-Mogg: Do the Tories have their own racism problem? — RT UK News https://www.rt.com/uk/422684-tory-government-racist-johnson/

29 Mar 2018  Tory MP’s Anti-Semitism EXPOSED http://zelo-street.blogspot.com/2018/03/tory-mps-anti-semitism-exposed.html

28 Mar 2018  Tories accused of ‘dog whistle racism’ over ‘do you want Sadiq?’ leaflet | London Evening Standard https://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/tories-accused-of-dog-whistle-racism-over-do-you-want-sadiq-leaflet-a3801051.html

28 Mar 2018  Boris Johnson urged to apologise for attending ‘racist’ campaign launch https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/mar/28/boris-johnson-urged-to-apologise-for-attending-racist-campaign-launch?CMP=share_btn_tw

28 Mar 2018  “A case study in racist signalling”: What the Havering leaflet reveals about the Tories https://www.newstatesman.com/politics/devolution/2018/03/case-study-racist-signalling-what-havering-leaflet-reveals-about-tories

9 Mar 2018  Home Secretary Amber Rudd campaigned with Nazi saluting activist in Hastings  https://tompride.wordpress.com/2018/03/09/busted-home-secretary-amber-rudd-campaigned-with-nazi-saluting-activist-in-hastings/ via @ThomasPride

12 Feb 2018  Senior Tory Miles Briggs caught chapping doors with banned bigot https://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/politics/senior-tory-miles-briggs-caught-12010553#ICID=sharebar_twitter

29 Jan 2018  Vile racist rant by far-right dinner host of top Tory Jacob Rees-Mogg  https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/vile-racist-rant-far-right-11936099

13 Dec 2017  Racism gets you kicked out of the Jungle…. but not the Conservative Party  http://www.devonlive.com/news/news-opinion/racism-gets-you-kicked-out-922729#ICID=sharebar_twitter

22 Nov 2017  Meet The Conservative Monday Club – Racist Roots and Extremism  http://truepublica.org.uk/contributor-news/meet-the-conservative-monday-club-racist/

9 Nov 2017  Exclusive: Southampton Tories’ history of racism and bullying revealed  https://uk.blastingnews.com/politics/2017/11/exclusive-southampton-tories-history-of-racism-and-bullying-revealed-002154297.html

11 Oct 2017  Boris gaffe highlights West’s anti-Arab racism  http://www.arabnews.com/node/1175626#.Wt8Lk6gHt-o.twitter

21 Aug 2017  Scottish Tories in racism storm  https://www.commonspace.scot/articles/11547/scottish-tories-slammed-after-reinstating-councillors-embroiled-racism-storm  via @TheCommonSpace

10 July 2017  MP described Brexit deal as ‘a n***** in the woodpile’  http://metro.co.uk/2017/07/10/mp-described-brexit-deal-as-a-n-in-the-woodpile-6768382/?ito=desktop.article.share.top.twitter  via @metrouk

10 Jul 2017  8 Tory politicians who have got in trouble for saying ‘n***** in a woodpile’  http://www.independent.co.uk/News/uk/politics/tory-racism-racist-n-word-in-woodpile-anne-marie-morris-other-examples-conservatives-a7834291.html

1st July 2017  Tory Mayor compares benefit claimants to dogs: they’re ‘brown’, ‘stink’ and ‘can’t speak a word of English’  https://evolvepolitics.com/tory-mayor-compares-benefit-claimants-to-dogs-theyre-brown-stink-and-cant-speak-a-word-of-english/  via @EvolvePolitics

30 June 2017  ‘There is no place for this sort of disgusting and racist view in the 21st century’ – calls for former Pendle mayor to leave the Conservative Party after sharing a ‘highly offensive and racist’ post  http://www.lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/news/15380704._There_is_no_place_for_this_sort_of_disgusting_and_racist_view_in_the_21st_century____calls_for_former_Pendle_mayor_to_leave_the_Conservative_Party_after_sharing_a____highly_offensive_and_racist____post/?ref=twtrec

18 Jun 2017  What will it take for black and Asian Tories to realise their party fears and loathes diversity?  http://www.theneweuropean.co.uk//top-stories/what-will-it-take-for-black-and-asian-tories-to-realise-their-party-fears-and-loathes-diversity-1-5066747?utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=Social_Icon&utm_campaign=in_article_social_icons

11 Jun 2017  The Tories are trying to form a government with racist homophobes: five things you should know about the DUP  http://www.hungertv.com/feature/the-tories-are-trying-to-form-a-government-with-racist-homophobes-five-things-you-should-know-about-the-dup/  via @hungermagazine

14 May 2017  Tory councillor proves once again that Theresa May’s party has a massive racism problem https://evolvepolitics.com/tory-councillor-proves-once-again-that-theresa-mays-party-has-a-massive-racism-problem/

6 May 2017  The racist attack on Reker Ahmed was rooted in May’s asylum policies | openDemocracy  https://www.opendemocracy.net/uk/hsiao-hung-pai/draconian-asylum-policies-breed-racist-attacks

18 Apr 2017  Tories rehire strategist behind ‘racist’ London mayor campaign https://shar.es/anpel3

3 Mar 2017  Who is a ‘foreigner’ Norman? https://campfireconvention.uk/bugle/voices/who-foreigner-norman

16 Jan 2017  Anti-Semitism is a right-wing problem https://www.newstatesman.com/culture/observations/2017/01/anti-semitism-right-wing-problem

12 Jan 2017  Amber Rudd speech on foreign workers recorded as hate incident  https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/jan/12/amber-rudd-speech-on-foreign-workers-recorded-as-hate-incident?CMP=share_btn_tw

7 May 2016  Forgive and forget Zac Goldsmith’s racist campaign? No chance | Owen Jones https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/may/07/zac-goldsmith-racist-campaign-london?CMP=share_btn_tw

5 May 2016  27 times the Tory party have had a racism problem  http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/27-times-tory-party-racism-7904018#ICID=sharebar_twitter

5 May 2016  Tory party ‘dog whistle racism’ should be probed by equalities watchdog – Unite says https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/tory-dog-whistle-racism-inquiry-len-mccluskey_uk_572b2eb0e4b0e6da49a5cb32

4 May 2016  Ex Tory says party in Wales is racist  http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/politics/former-tory-parliamentary-candidate-says-11281820#ICID=sharebar_twitter

12 Apr 2016  Zac Goldsmith accused of running ‘racist’ campaign against Sadiq Khan – Local http://www.politics.co.uk/news/2016/04/12/zac-goldsmith-accused-of-running-racist-campaign

12 Apr 2016  Senior Conservative suspended amid ‘antisemitism speech’ allegations https://www.thejc.com/news/uk-news/senior-conservative-suspended-amid-antisemitism-speech-allegations-1.63600

(Mar?) 2016  Unite dossier on racism in the Conservative Party  https://www.unitetheunion.org/uploaded/documents/(JN7434)%20A4%20Tory%20Racism%20Brochure%20SIN11-26629.pdf

12 Nov 2015  Tory councillor investigated over ‘racist’ tweet about Labour’s Sadiq Khan http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/tory-councillor-investigated-over-racist-tweet-about-labour-s-sadiq-khan-a6731466.html

27 May 2015  Political row after Maida Vale councillor compares local children to Hitler Youth on Twitter http://www.kilburntimes.co.uk//news/politics/political-row-after-maida-vale-councillor-compares-local-children-to-hitler-youth-on-twitter-1-4089205?utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=Social_Icon&utm_campaign=in_article_social_icons

27 Apr 2015  Tory candidate apologises after saying she could never support ‘the Jew Ed Miliband’  https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/tory-candidate-apologises-after-saying-she-could-never-support-the-jew-ed-miliband-10206104.html

18 Jan 2015  The Conservative Party are ‘essentially racist’ according to former Tory aide  http://shr.gs/OjEbuMd

22 Oct 2014  ‘Execute gypsy travellers’, says Tory in middle of council meeting https://politicalscrapbook.net/2014/10/tory-councillor-alan-mellins-calls-for-gypsy-travellers-to-be-executed/

15 Oct 2014  Britain’s most racist election: the story of Smethwick, 50 years on  https://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/oct/15/britains-most-racist-election-smethwick-50-years-on?CMP=share_btn_tw

30 Sep 2014  ‘Toxic’ UCL Tories forced to apologise after racist abuse accusations  https://thetab.com/uk/london/2014/09/30/tox-ucl-tories-forced-to-apologise-for-racist-behaviour-13770

4 Aug 2014  The antisemitic traditions of the Tory Party https://leftfootforward.org/2014/08/the-antisemitic-traditions-of-the-tory-party/

4 May 2014  Tory candidate quits over ‘anti-Islam’ comments https://www.channel4.com/news/tory-candidate-quits-over-anti-islam-comments

1 May 2014  Patrick Mercer made one of worst ever breaches of rules, watchdog finds https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2014/may/01/patrick-mercer-tory-mp-worst-ever-breaches-rules?CMP=share_btn_tw

5 Feb 2014  Aidan Burley to quit parliament at next election after Nazi stag party row https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2014/feb/05/aidan-burley-quit-parliament-nazi-stag-party?CMP=share_btn_tw

22 Jan 2014  Tory MP who threw Nazi-themed stag party ‘not racist or anti-semitic’, inquiry finds  https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/10589234/Tory-MP-who-threw-Nazi-themed-stag-party-not-racist-or-anti-semitic-inquiry-finds.html

9 Dec 2013  Margaret Thatcher branded ANC ‘terrorist’ while urging Nelson http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/margaret-thatcher-branded-anc-terrorist-while-urging-nelson-mandela-s-release-8994191.html

6 Dec 2013  The Conservative party’s uncomfortable relationship with Nelson Mandela https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2013/dec/06/conservative-party-uncomfortable-nelson-mandela?CMP=share_btn_tw

10 Oct 2013  Immigration bill: Theresa May defends plans to create ‘hostile environment’  https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2013/oct/10/immigration-bill-theresa-may-hostile-environment?CMP=share_btn_tw

8 Aug 2013  Jacob Rees-Mogg’s after-dinner speech to group calling on Doreen Lawrence to ‘go home’  http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/jacob-rees-mogg-s-after-dinner-speech-to-group-calling-on-doreen-lawrence-to-go-home-8752995.html

4 Aug 2013  Ayes To The Left: Is The British Conservative Party “Institutionally…  http://cameron-cloggysmoralcompass.blogspot.com/2013/08/is-british-conservative-party.html?spref=tw

22 April 2013  ‘Openly racist’ Tory councillor quits over boarding school comments – Local  http://www.politics.co.uk/news/2013/04/22/openly-racist-tory-councillor-quits-over-boarding-school-com via @politics_co_uk

21 Apr 2013  Tory councillor resigns after remarks on London pupils’ nationalities https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2013/apr/21/stedham-ward-councillor-race-comments?CMP=share_btn_tw

25 Jan 2010  Boris insulting Papua New Guinea  https://youtu.be/dasOJIiNOfI

21 Jan 2010  Conservative Councillor partially suspended after racist comments  http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/lancashire/8472638.stm

25 Apr 2009  Cameron’s freebie to apartheid South Africa  http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/camerons-freebie-to-apartheid-south-africa-1674367.html

6 Apr 2009  Paris liberation made ‘whites only’  http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/7984436.stm

2 Apr 2008  Boris says sorry over ‘blacks have lower IQs’ article in the Spectator  https://www.standard.co.uk/news/mayor/boris-says-sorry-over-blacks-have-lower-iqs-article-in-the-spectator-6630340.html

23 Jan 2008  Johnson’s ‘piccaninnies’ apology  https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2008/jan/23/london.race?CMP=share_btn_tw

20 Jul 2006  Councillor arrested after alleged racist incident http://www.chorleycitizen.co.uk/news/841566.Councillor_arrested_after_alleged_racist_incident/?ref=twtrec

1 Sep 2001  RACISM is endemic in the Conservative Party, Andrew Lansley, the (Conservative) shadow Cabinet Office minister, says today.  https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/1339163/Racism-endemic-in-Tory-party.html

3 April 2001  Britain’s Conservative Party exposes its racist underbelly – World Socialist Web Site:  https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2001/04/hag-a03.html

28 Mar 2001  Tory’s race remarks recall “rivers of blood”   http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/1247501.stm

(undated probably) 2001  Racism row hits Tory leadership battle
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-69970/Racism-row-hits-Tory-leadership-battle.htm via @MailOnline

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