Emma Dent Coad: The Labour MP inundated with death threats for being a republican

Not The Royal Wedding

08-05-2018 • 29 mins

Labour MP Emma Dent Coad joins the Daily Mirror's Kevin Maguire to reveal how making a few republican quips led to her receiving multiple death threats and fearing for her safety.Dent Coad - a long time republican - made some light-hearted jokes at the expense of Princes Harry and William at last Autumn’s Labour conference in Brighton.She tells Kevin about the frankly terrifying degree of abuse she received in the aftermath, asks how the perpetrators possibly justify their behaviour and explains why she believes a King Charles could aid the cause of republicans.Elsewhere, TSSA transport union leader Manuel Cortes tells the podcast he will be watching Celtic in the Scottish Cup Final on Saturday, 19 May instead of the Windsor event. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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