British MP from the Conservative party James Hippie (James Heappey) has suggested the pupil of the sixth grade school southwest of Somerset to fail in Scotland. About it reports The Independent.
According to the newspaper, the MP met with students decided to talk about Scottish independence. When one girl told him that would have voted for secession of the state, he said: “Maybe you should have******* [to leave] in Scotland?”
In response, the girl left the class and complained to his father, a supporter of the Scottish national party.
Hippie sent a written apology. “I let go review — comic review — but it is, of course, was unacceptable, and I apologize for causing offense,” — said the politician.
Hippie — a former major in the British army, who was elected to his post in 2015.