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UK gov't orders probe into fired Muslim ex-minister's allegations

4 monthes ago   |   By Al Jazeera

Nusrat Ghani says her faith was cited as a reason for why she was dismissed from Boris Johnson's administration in 2020.
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UK minister's sacking over ‘Muslimness' to be investigated

UK minister's sacking over ‘Muslimness' to be investigated

4 monthes ago   |   By RT

Former junior transport minister says she was told her faith was “making colleagues uncomfortable,” before being fired
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has ordered a formal inquiry into an allegation by former junior transport minister Nusrat Ghani that she lost her job in early 2020 because she's Muslim.
Johnson “takes these claims very seriously” and has “asked the Cabinet Office to conduct an inquiry” into them, Downing Street said in a statement on Monday.
When Ghani first made the allegation two years ago, the PM “recommended to her that she make a formal complaint to. She did not...
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UK to probe lawmaker's claim she was fired over Muslim faith

4 monthes ago   |   By My Sanantonio

LONDON - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday ordered an investigation into a Conservative lawmaker's claim that she was fired from a government job in part because of her Muslim faith.
Former Transport Minister Nusrat Ghani says that when she was demoted in 2020, a government whip said her “Muslimness” was “making colleagues uncomfortable.” She told the Sunday Times that she was told “there were concerns ‘that I wasn't loyal to the party as I didn't do enough to defend the party against Islamophobia allegations.'”
Chief Whip Mark Spencer identified himself as the person who...
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UK to probe lawmaker's claim she was fired over Muslim faith

4 monthes ago   |   By ABC News

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has ordered an investigation into a Conservative lawmaker's claim that she was fired from a government job in part because of her Muslim faith
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