Boris Johnson met Tory MP following her’sacked because of Muslimness’, No 10.

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Nusrat, Wealdon MP, was considering quitting politics following claims that a Government whip had said she was Muslim and raised the issue.

After she was fired, Boris Johnson met Nusrat Ghani. “concerns of her Muslimness”Downing Street claimed it.

According to number 10, officials, the Prime Minister wrote Ms Ghani following a discussion. He expressed his concern about her situation. “his serious concern”The “serious claims”.

The Mirror has learned that the PM wrote to the Tory MP For Wealden just over a week after they met.

From January 2018 to February 2020 Ms. Ghani was Transport Minister.

The married mother became the first female MP in 2015 to hold her seat, winning with a majority 22967.

After her encounter with a Government whip, she considered quitting politics. “Muslimness was raised as an issue”She spoke at a Downing Street meeting and told the Sunday Times.

The whip also spoke her “Muslim woman minister status was making colleagues feel uncomfortable”, and asked her loyalty to the Party.

According to reports, the meeting was held in March 2020.

A spokesperson from Number 10 stated: “After being made aware of these extremely serious claims, the Prime Minister met with Nusrat Ghani to discuss them.

“He wrote to her, expressing his concern and inviting her into a formal complaint procedure.

“She did not subsequently do so. The Conservative Party does not tolerate prejudice or discrimination of any kind.”

After speaking bravely of the incident, Mark Spencer, Government Chief Whip took to Twitter and identified himself as the source behind the claims made by the MP.

He wrote the following in a now-deleted Twitter message: “To ensure other whips are not drawn into this matter, I am identifying myself as the person Nusrat Ghani MP has made claims about this evening.

“These accusations are false and defamatory. “Those words were never spoken of me.”