Tory MP tells hustings: “I’m really pleased we have foodbanks” then threatens to call police on angry disabled voter

From Evolve Politics: The Tory MP for South East Cornwall, Sheryll Murray, is today at the centre of a row with constituents after she told a local hustings that she was “really pleased we have foodbanks” in the area, and then threatened to phone the police on an audience member who challenged her words.

The Conservative candidate had been speaking to voters at a hustings in the area when the comments were made.

Leah Browning, the South East Cornwall constituent who shot the video, said the audience member who challenged Tory MP Murray’s offensive remarks about foodbanks was disabled with a walking stick.

[Read full article and watch video on Evolve Politics website…]