—Labour's Paul Flynn, anti-ban: "The great danger by attacking this one man is that we can fix on him a halo of victimhood. We give him the role of martyrdom, which can be seen to be an advantage among those that support him."
—Labour's Tulip Siddiq, pro-ban: "His words are not comical, his words are not funny. His words are poisonous."
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