Yasmin Alibhai-Brown said she did not accept the "apology" issued by Tory MP Mike Fabricant, after he tweeted about punching her in the throat.
Writing on Twitter, she said his comments were a "violent urge" and "unacceptable".
@mike_fabricant the tweet was offensive & your 'apology' useless. Tories like you think people like me should be ayahs or selling you curry
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