Rees-Mogg condemned for comparing doctor to disgraced anti-vaxxer

Commons leader likens doctor to Andrew Wakefield for querying no-deal plansJacob Rees-Mogg has been condemned by MPs and medical groups after comparing a senior doctor who has warned about the risks of a no-deal Brexit to the disgraced anti-vaxxer...

Rees-Mogg condemned for comparing doctor to disgraced anti-vaxxer

Commons leader likens doctor to Andrew Wakefield for querying no-deal plans

Jacob Rees-Mogg has been condemned by MPs and medical groups after comparing a senior doctor who has warned about the risks of a no-deal Brexit to the disgraced anti-vaxxer Andrew Wakefield.

Wakefield was struck off the medical register in 2010 for offences relating to dishonesty and failing to act in patients’ interests after suggesting a link between the MMR vaccine and autism.

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