Letter: MP thinks different rules apply where he is concerned

Having refused to condemn Dominic Cummings for his actions during lockdown (I still have the email) it seems our esteemed Ashfield MP was happy to vote in favour of Boris Johnson in the recent confidence vote.

By John Carlisle
Thursday, 16th June 2022, 10:00 am

May I remind Mr Anderson of this quote from the BBC News website regarding lockdown drinking at the Blue Bell pub:

Lee Anderson, MP for Ashfield, reported the lock-in to the police after it was brought to his attention.

He said: “At a time when the vast majority of residents are obeying government advice, we have a small majority who think the rules do not apply to them.”

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A letter this week about Lee Anderson's views on the lockdown rules.

It would seem that he views the actions of his constituents, whom he professes to care so much about, differently to those of his privileged overlords.

He should also remember that not only can governments make U-turns, but so can the electorate.

John Carlisle


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