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Fired over 'Muslimness', claims UK ex-minister 

The Tribune | 24/01/2022 08:31 AM | Click to read full article

A British lawmaker has said she was fired from a ministerial job in Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative government partly because her Muslim faith was making colleagues uncomfortable, a newspaper reported.

The Conservative Party has previously faced accusations of Islamophobia. The allegation added to the turmoil Johnson's government is facing over parties held at his Downing Street office during Covid lockdowns.