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'An insult to all black women': Tories accepted further Frank Hester donation after racism row

Sky News Thursday, 6 June 2024
The Conservative Party accepted a further £150,000 from Frank Hester in March, two days after Rishi Sunak had condemned comments the donor had reportedly made about Diane Abbott as "racist and wrong".
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