Suella Braverman ‘offended’ by Gary Lineker’s Nazi comparison because her husband is Jewish

Suella Braverman has said that Gary Lineker’s comparison of the Tory small boats plan to Nazi Germany was “offensive.”

In a tweet, the Match of the Day host compared the language used to launch the policy with 1930s Germany.

“I find it a lazy and unhelpful comparison to make,” the home secretary told Nick Robinson.

On Wednesday (8 March), the BBC said it was having a “frank conversation” with Lineker about the corporation’s guidelines on remaining impartial.

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