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Sir Kim Darroch, the British ambassador in Washington, has confirmed that he complained about President Trump’s Britain First tweets to the White House. He has posted this on Twitter.

British people overwhelmingly reject the prejudiced rhetoric of the far right, which seek to divide communities & erode decency, tolerance & respect. British Muslims are peaceful and law abiding citizens. And I raised these concerns with the White House yesterday.

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The Labour MP Wes Streeting wasn’t impressed by what Theresa May said in her Q&A.

Barely any rebuke and the honour of a state visit remains. Pathetic. If you can’t even stand up for yourself @Theresa_May how can you stand up for Britain? pic.twitter.com/5A6AhqtpXS

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