Ashford MP Damian Green wades into Gary Lineker asylum tweet row

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Kent Online

By (Chris Britcher) A Kent MP has slammed Gary Lineker for his controversial tweets calling them “foolish and offensive”. The Match of the Day presenter sparked chaos within the BBC after criticising the Government’s new bid to stop small boats crossing the Channel, saying it was “an immeasurably cruel policy directed at the most vulnerable people in language that is not dissimilar to that used by Germany in the 30s.” After the BBC prevented him fronting last night’s Match of the Day, numerous BBC Sport colleagues supported him by refusing to work. If left viewers of…

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