Diane Abbott argues “we don’t need an inquiry on whether water puts out fire – we need sprinklers”

Diane Abbott has hit out at the plans for an inquiry into Grenfell, saying it shouldn’t be necessary to establish that retrofitting sprinklers “saves lives, saves homes and saves money” and says residents in tower blocks all over the country … Continue reading Diane Abbott argues “we don’t need an inquiry on whether water puts out fire – we need sprinklers”

Tories belittle Diane Abbott’s illness: “poor health has never held Theresa May back”

After revealing she had to leave the campaign due to her battle with type 2 diabetes, Diane Abbott has received further criticism from the Tories. The Express laud the Tory response as “brilliant”, saying: The Conservatives have angrily rejected Ms … Continue reading Tories belittle Diane Abbott’s illness: “poor health has never held Theresa May back”

Diane Abbott contemplated taking legal action against Tories slander campaign

Diane Abbott told the Guardian she was considering taking legal action after hearing targeted Facebook ads “made it sound as if [she] supported al Qaida.” She said the campaign was “vicious“, claiming: “The first time I became aware that I … Continue reading Diane Abbott contemplated taking legal action against Tories slander campaign

Diane Abbott accuses the Tories of “the most vicious campaign in her memory”

Diane Abbott has accused the Conservative party of unleashing the most vicious and negative general election campaign in her memory, expressing her disappointment that a female prime minister had singled her out as a national target. -Guardian Sources Guardian – … Continue reading Diane Abbott accuses the Tories of “the most vicious campaign in her memory”