John McDonnell IRA Apology Does Not Excuse 'Insensitive And Hurtful' Comments, Says Bomb Victim's Dad

Attempts to apologise are just 'background noise'

John McDonnell’s apology for praising the IRA does not excuse his ‘hurtful and insensitive actions’ at the time, the dad of a young bomb victim said today.

Colin Parry, whose 12-year-old son Tim died in the Warrington bomb blast in 1993, said the Shadow Chancellor was ‘clearly trying to balance his comments’ when grilled at an election campaign press conference in London.

McDonnell appeared alongside shadow business secretary Rebecca Long-Bailey to talk about the impact...
source: The Huffington Post

2017-05-19 20:37
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