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Priti Patel says she is considering a ban on social media anonymity

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Priti Patel says she is considering a ban on social media anonymity

Home secretary Priti Patel has said she is considering a ban on social media anonymity in the wake of the murder of MP David Amess, as she wants to stop the “cruel and relentless” abuse of MPs and others online.

Patel made the comments when speaking to Sky News’s Trevor Phillips on Sunday, and added: “I’ve seen my colleagues go through some of the most appalling attacks online, and I have as well.”

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