An MP has called the wearing of burkas the religious equivalent of "going round with a paper bag over your head".Ummmm, k.
In a parliamentary debate, Conservative MP Philip Hollobone said it was "offensive" for women to cut off face-to-face contact with other people.
The Kettering MP said he had "huge sympathy" with those who wanted a ban on face-covering veils in public.
None of the three large UK parties back a ban, with ministers saying it would not be "British"to bar them.
Cross-posted at Jawa Report