Gurkha champion Joanna Lumley hits back at minister | World news | guardian.co.uk
Gurkha champion Joanna Lumley hits back at minister
Actor's campaign was criticised by Kevan Jones for building up 'false expectations' among veterans moving to UK
Joanna Lumley has accused the government of using smear tactics against the successful campaign she fronted to let more Gurkhas settle in the UK.
The actor said she was forced to break her silence by a "personal attack" from the defence minister, Kevan Jones, who said Lumley had maintained a "deathly silence" about confusion over Gurkhas' rights....[more...]