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PM criticised over Ibiza holiday

David Cameron has been criticised for going on holiday to Ibiza days after a soldier was murdered in Woolwich. Two Labour MPs questioned the Prime Minister's decision, with one saying it showed he was "utterly out of touch".

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Labour MPs criticise PM for 'inappropriate' holiday

Two Labour MPs have criticised David Cameron's "inappropriate" holiday to Ibiza.

Prime Minister David Cameron and his wife Samantha take a drink during their holiday in Ibiza. Credit: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

John Mann, MP for Bassetlaw, told the Telegraph: "People expect him to be at his desk leading from the front. It is inappropriate that he is away, it suggests that he thinks he can run the country from a beach in Spain.

"Does anyone think Margaret Thatcher or Tony Blair would disappear at a time like this?"

Fellow MP Sarah Champion reportedly said: "While the country struggles to come to terms with the vile crime in Woolwich this week and investigations continue, he has swanned off to Ibiza. The public deserve better from their Prime Minister."

She added that Mr Cameron's decision to go on holiday showed he was "utterly out of touch."

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