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Police 'assessing' hate speech complaint against Lee Anderson

Sky News Wednesday, 28 February 2024
Police are "assessing" a report of hate speech made against Lee Anderson following his claim "Islamists" had taken control of London and its mayor, Sadiq Khan, Sky News understands.
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