MP attacks 'leftie Ceremony'

Downing Street has distanced itself from comments made by the Conservative MP Aidan Burley on Twitter about the "most leftie Opening Ceremony I have ever seen." The backbencher has partially withdrawn his comments.

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MP: Tweet about multiculturalism was 'misunderstood'

In response to the online anger directed at his tweets about the Olympic Ceremony, the Conservative MP Aidan Burley has tweeted:

He does not comment on criticism about him tweeting that it was "the most leftie opening ceremony I have ever seen."

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