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MPs Told Not to Use ‘Offensive’ Words Like ‘Illegal’ or ‘Immigrant’ During Election Campaign

Promises to cut migrant numbers, references to immigrants as “illegal”, or asylum seekers as “failed”, and bringing up pressure on public services in the context of the number of people entering the UK are all unacceptable talking points for politicians according to a new ‘etiquette guide’ published by campaigners ahead of the general election.