Boris Johnson to face independent investigation over burqa comments

Boris Johnson under fire for ‘hate’ burqa comments

Theresa May condemns Boris Johnson's burka comments

Pressure is mounting on the former Mayor of London, after PM Theresa May said is comments had called offence, and called on him to apologise.

"It's not language I would have used and I think he was wrong to have used that language, and I agree with Brandon Lewis", May said.

The Conservative party's website says suspension of membership or expulsion from the party is among the ultimate options open to its board on the conclusion of a code of conduct investigation.

An independent panel will examine the complaints against Johnson. The person in the niqab "is similar to a Bank robber" or "Inbox".

Johnson had already been criticism by a number of Tory politicians and Muslim groups for his comments, which "some claimed were created to pander to right-wing voters to bolster his future leadership chances", says The Guardian. "The code of conduct process is strictly confidential", he said in a statement.

"Islamophobia does play a big role in Muslim women's lives", she said in a telephone interview from the Midlands.

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Tousle-headed Johnson is one of Britain's best-known politicians, a popular but divisive figure known for Latin quips and verbal blunders that have included calling Papua New Guineans cannibals and accusing people in Liverpool of "wallowing" in victimhood. "I think Boris is making yet another leadership bid and he will do and say whatever needs to be done to make that as successful as he can". He has not said sorry.

Johnson has so far refused requests to apologise for the comments.

As chairman of a party that seeks to represent the whole country, which protects individual liberty as a cherished British value, your call - we believe - is insufficient.

Others have suggested Johnson could be positioning himself as a candidate attractive to anti-immigrant, right-wing, anti-European voters who have previously voted for the United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP), noting his contact with Steve Bannon, the controversial former adviser to US President Donald Trump.

As you know, Johnson Monday, August 6, said he expects that the Muslim women during a meeting with him at the parliamentary reception will be open face, because, Muslim clothing is distressing.

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