Rishi Sunak refuses to apologise to Brianna’s mum for trans joke in painful new interview: ‘I’ve nothing but heartfelt sympathy – but…’
PM Rishi Sunak on Sky News, and Brianna Ghey with her mother Esther (Image: Sky News/Esther Grey)
Rishi Sunak has flatly refused to apologise to Esther Grey, the mother of murdered trans teen Brianna Ghey, after making a joke about trans women in front of her.
The Prime Minister made the jibe yesterday (Monday 7 February 2024) during Prime Minister’s Questions, while Ghey was a guest in Parliament.
The Conservative leader ridiculed Labour leader Keir Starmer for U-turning on “defining a woman,” before adding that it was “only 99% of a U-turn.”
Scarlett Jenkinson and Eddie Ratcliffe were sentenced to life in prison on 2 February 2024 for murdering Ghey in a hate crime on 11 February 2023.
His comments have lead to an uproar, and demands for an apology from