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Manager dismissed for calling Prince George a symbol of ‘white privilege’

Makbool Javaid

A former British Council manager who was dismissed after calling Prince George a symbol of ‘white privilege’ is claiming unfair dismissal, wrongful dismissal and philosophical belief discrimination. Metro report that Angela Gibbins, was dismissed after making comments on a meme, not created by her, which had called Prince George a ‘f*****g dickhead’. Gibbins commented: ‘White privilege. That cheeky grin is the (already locked-in) innate knowledge that he’s Royal, rich, advantaged, and will never know any difficulties or hardships in life. Let’s find photos of 3yo Syrian refugee children and see if they look alike, eh?’ She later added: ‘I’m sound in my socialist, atheist and republican opinions. I don’t believe the Royal Family have any place in a modern democracy, least of all when they live on public money. That’s privilege and it needs to end.’

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