A week of the government offending people

A trio of ministers have been criticised for their comments made this week, sparking outrage nationwide. Ms Rudd said she was "mortified" after referring to Labour frontbencher Diane Abbott as "coloured" during a radio interview. Ms Bradley, who is Northern Ireland secretary had to apologise for saying killings by the military and police during the Troubles "were not crimes". Mrs Leadsom, meanwhile, was criticised for her response to a request for a parliamentary debate on Islamophobia.

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