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Boris Johnson jokes about UK becoming 'Saudi Arabia of penal policy'

Guardian, 15 Sep 2021
A joke by Boris Johnson that the UK could become 'the Saudi Arabia of penal policy' under Priti Patel has been condemned as 'disgusting' and a 'new low' by opposition politicians. The prime minister made the remarks during a speech behind closed doors at a Conservative party fundraiser event on 10 September. Saudi Arabia is one of the most punitive regimes in the world

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