Having quickly deleted the offending tweet she tweeted another in her defence saying, "I'm a history major so its meant in that context i.e. the people have spoken, democracy and all that."
Already in serious trouble being under investigation by Sussex Police for electoral fraud, Katy Bourne risked falling out with once close allies over her EU stance.
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Maria Caulfield, Conservative MP for Lewes tweeted in response, "This peasant is very happy."
Henry Smith, MP for Crawley and a staunch supporter of Katy Bourne tweeted, "I'm very proud of the majority of #Crawley people who voted to leave the EU. Constituents have been patient but now their victory has come."
Labeled 'The Teflon Lady' because scandal after scandal has failed to stick, calls for her resignation are mounting.
- Tom Carman, "You need to resign."
- Matt Robinson, "Time to resign. King regards, Peasant."
- Leed Millard, "Perhaps the "peasants" need to find a replacement pcc that doesn't look down on the people they represent... Unacceptable."
- Paul Cole, "@KatyBourne to resign. How snobbish and unaware of her surroundings!!"
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How long more can Katy Bourne remain in office? Time is running out.