MP's fears over death threats
Manchester Evening News|December 01, 2021
I'VE HAD EMAILS SAYING DO US ALL A FAVOUR SO WE DON'T HAVE TO HUNT YOU DOWN LIKE YOUR FRIEND JO COX AND JUST KILL YOURSELF
PATRICK DATY

DEPUTY Labour leader Angela Rayner has revealed that at least one of her children wants her to stand down as an MP due to the number of threats she receives.

Last month, former delivery driver Benjamin Iliffe was handed a two-year restraining order after he admitted sending a threatening email to Ms Rayner.

The 36-year-old warned the senior politician to 'watch your back and your kids' in a message to her.

Ms Rayner, discussing the abuse she receives, said her youngest children had been trained in how to evacuate their home and how to use panic buttons due to police security concerns.

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