Maria Caulfield faces calls to refer herself to ethics adviser over false ‘15-minute city’ claims

UK health minister ‘spreading baseless claims’ by saying local council planned to restrict freedom to drive, say Lib Dems

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The UK health minister Maria Caulfield is facing calls to refer herself to the ministerial ethics adviser for pushing false claims linked to a recognised conspiracy theory.

The Lewes MP defended leaflets in which she said her local council was planning to restrict people’s freedom to drive as part of the establishment of a “15-minute city”. That came days before the leader of the Commons warned that spreading such conspiracy theories threatened the health of British democracy.

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