Chi Onwurah, the Shadow Minister for Industrial Strategy, has been criticised for her reaction to Prince Philip’s withdrawal from public life. Onwurah, the Labour MP for Newcastle upon Tyne Central, wrote on Twitter:
Nadhim Zahawi, the Conservative MP for Stratford-on-Avon, criticised the Tweet saying:
“That is shameful & wrong. I am truly shocked by your comments. The Royal family should be kept out of politics. I hope you will apologise”.