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Watch: new Tory minister Priti Patel's excruciating blather when asked if she still supports the death penalty

"Why are you not willing to say whether or not you believe something?"

"It was made a long time ago and it is not relevant to today's debate at all," says Employment Minister Priti Patel about her comments in favour of the death penalty. 39485623746 times.

She actually made the comment on Question Time in 2011 (watch from 1.29):

The one good thing about Patel's obfuscation is that apparently supporting capital punishment isn't the Tory party line. Yet.

I'm a mole, innit.