MPs round up on George Osborne for ‘vile’ comments about Theresa May
LONDON — George Osborne has been criticised by several MPs after reportedly telling colleagues that he would not rest until Prime Minister Theresa May was “chopped up in bags in my freezer.”
The former chancellor’s remarks were revealed in a feature by Esquire magazine, who said that he made the comments to “more than one person” at the Evening Standard newspaper, which he now edits.
Since taking control of the London paper in May, Osborne has launched scathing attacks against the prime minister and her Brexit agenda. Following the June general election, Osborne described May as a “dead woman walking” and compared her to the “living dead in a second-rate horror film.”
The former MP for Tatton was axed as chancellor by May when she succeeded his close friend David Cameron as prime minister last year following the Brexit referendum. Osborne has since claimed that May told him he needed ” get to know his party better” when she informed him of his sacking.
The former work and pensions secretary Iain Duncan Smith told the Times newspaper that Osborne’s macabre comments about the prime minister were irresponsible while women in public life faced “vile abuse.”
Conservative MP Maria Miller, the head of …read more
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