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Dawn Butler Twitter storm over claims David Cameron is “sh***ing all over” the poor

PUBLISHED: 18:03 13 January 2016 | UPDATED: 18:15 13 January 2016

Dawn Butler MP has defended an explicit Tweet about the Prime Minister's attitude towards the poor this afternoon

Dawn Butler MP has defended an explicit Tweet about the Prime Minister's attitude towards the poor this afternoon

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Brent Central MP Dawn Butler was at the heart of a Twitter storm this afternoon when she accused David Cameron of “sh***ing” all over the working class.

The Labour MP raised eyebrows when she posted: “Cameron looks like a kid whose just done a poo said a friend. Yes it does feel like he’s Sh***ing all over the working class doesn’t it”.

The tweet provoked dozens of angry responses from social media users, some of whom questioned whether her decidedly unparliamentary language was setting a good example to her constituents.

Lyuben Vachkov tweeted: “I pity that you are letting down those you represent by acting like a fool.”

The plain-speaking MP last week suggested in an interview with the Brent & Kilburn Times that her constituents would like to see her give the prime minister a new year’s “slap”.

The MP has not yet commented on reaction to her online outburst.


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