Tories will 'struggle to win unless they attract minority voters'

The Conservatives will struggle to win the next election unless they do more to attract ethnic minority voters, former Tory party chairman Baroness Warsi has warned.

Warsi - who resigned from the government over the Government's policy on Gaza - said the Tories were ignoring "electoral reality" by not widening its appeal across Britain, claiming they had left it "a little late" to win votes.

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Baroness Warsi hits out at 'bitchy' male colleagues

Former Conservative party chairman Baroness Warsi has hit out at "bitchy" male colleagues who questioned whether she was up to the job.

Baroness Warsi has been critical of former colleagues following her resignation. Credit: PA Wire

Warsi resigned from the Government last week over its "morally indefensible" stance on Gaza.

"Some of the bitchiest women I've ever met in my life are the men in politics," she told the Independent on Sunday and the Times.

“I am a brown, working-class woman from the north. People have been telling me I’m not good enough since the day I was born.”

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