Jeremy Corbyn faces Tory calls to apologise to Theresa May – but he says he said “stupid people”.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has denied calling Theresa May a “stupid woman” during Prime Minister’s Questions.
He was asked to make a statement to MPs after facing Tory calls to apologise for the alleged insult.
Mr Corbyn said he was “opposed to the use of sexist and misogynist language in any form” and insisted he had actually said “stupid people”.
Commons Speaker John Bercow said he had not seen the alleged incident and all MPs had to be taken at their word.
But Conservative MPs said they did not believe Mr Corbyn’s explanation and repeated calls for an apology from him.
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