Rees-Mogg comments on concentration camps
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Jacob Rees-Mogg comments on concentration camps

Conservative MP Jacob-Rees Mogg has compared the death rate in Boer War concentration camps to the death rate in Glasgow at the time.

Mr Rees-Mogg was defending Sir Winston Churchill's legacy on BBC One's Question Time,

It follows comments made by Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell over Churchill's role in dealing with striking miners in 1910.

Another Question Time guest, economics commentator Grace Blakeley, challenged Mr Rees-Mogg over his remarks.

Read more on this story here : McDonnell calls Churchill a 'villain'

  • 14 Feb 2019