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Tories get another rude welcoming in Manchester

Tories get another rude welcoming in Manchester
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When the Tories last came to Manchester for their party conference, delegates were greeted by a 'Hang the Tories' protest banner. Mr S is sad to report that the welcome this time from some is not any friendlier. '130,000 killed under Tory rule. Time to level the playing field', declares a banner in Salford above two effigies of hanging figures:

Neve have I felt more apprehensive than seeing this in my morning run pre #CPC19. Does this classify as death/terrorist threat? Utterly vile. pic.twitter.com/3beha85IaW

— Kerry Boyd (@KerryJaneBoyd) September 29, 2019

Will those who condemned Boris Johnson for his language in parliament this week also speak out about this?

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