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Tory MP Andrew Bridgen loses whip over ‘dangerous’ Covid vaccine claims

Bridgen likely to be permanently cast out from party after tweet comparing immunisation to Holocaust

The Conservative MP Andrew Bridgen has lost the party whip, probably permanently, after he provoked widespread fury among colleagues and elsewhere by comparing the use of Covid vaccines to the Holocaust.

The tweet from the North West Leicestershire backbencher came after weeks of him sending increasingly anti-vaccine social media posts, as well as messages to journalists, many of which openly backed conspiracy theories.

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