Ask Tory deputy chair Lee Anderson your questions HERE

Lee Anderson is taking questions from Express readers on the latest political issues. You can submit your question to the Conservative deputy chairman in the comments section at the end of the article.

The Red Wall MP has been no stranger to controversy since being elected in 2019.

The Tory MP has made headlines for his clashes with anti-Brexit protester Steve Bray, foodbank comments which have prompted detractors to call him “30p Lee”, and for revealing he backs the return of the death penalty.

He was made deputy chairman of the Conservative Party by Prime Minister Rishi Sunak last month.

But the former coal miner and Labour councillor has vowed to continue speaking his mind.

Now, the Ashfield MP is ready to answer your burning questions.


Does he think the Tories can hang onto the Red Wall at the next general election without Boris Johnson leading the party?

Can the Conservatives close the gap with Labour in the polls?

Was Sir Keir Starmer right to block his predecessor Jeremy Corbyn from standing for Labour at the next election?

Is he confident Mr Sunak will deliver on his pledge to tackle small boat Channel crossings?

What are his priorities as deputy chairman of the Tory Party in the run-up to the general election expected next year?

Should the BBC licence fee be scrapped after the corporation was at the centre of an impartiality row over Match of the Day host Gary Lineker taking to Twitter to slam the Government’s Illegal Migration Bill?

Should Prince Harry and Meghan Markle attend King Charles’s Coronation at Westminster Abbey on May 6 after their criticism of the Royal Family?

Is Scottish independence less likely now Nicola Sturgeon has resigned as First Minster and been succeeded by Humza Yousaf?

Readers can ask their questions in the comments section below, with a selection answered by Mr Anderson in a follow-up article.

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