\u201cKamali Melbourne: The concern was Liz Truss was talking on her personal phone\n\nMark Spencer(Minister for food) - \u201cWe all talk on personal phones don\u2019t we. When I ring my wife, maybe there\u2019s some little man in China listening to my conversation between me & my wife."\n\n#KayBurley\u201d
It comes after The Mail on Sunday reported that Kremlin agents who hacked Truss’s phone while she was foreign secretary are thought to have gained access to sensitive exchanges on Ukraine, as well as private conversations with Kwasi Kwarteng.
Reacting his comments, people thought he had been inappropriate.
\u201c@AdamBienkov "Little man in China"...\n\nChrist :/\u201d
\u201cConservative MP pretty fuming about this choice of language by Mark Spencer. \n\n\u201c\u2018Little Man in China\u2019 and he is already under an ongoing investigation for telling a MP that her being muslim is uncomfortable.\u201d\u201d
Labour MP Sarah Owen told Huffington Post: “Mark Spencer once again showing his ignorance, on many levels.
“Clearly government ministers like Mark Spencer do not understand the severity of the now repeated Conservative security breaches and that no amount of deflecting, even by throwing out the crass and archaic ‘little Chinese man’ trope, will distract us from the fact the PM chose to re-hire Braverman just six days after a ministerial code violation to one of the most sensitive positions of state."
People should really think before they speak.
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