Calls for Boris Johnson to withdraw Geoffrey Boycott's knighthood

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Ex-England cricketer responds as critics say perpetrator of domestic abuse should not get honour

The former England cricketer Geoffrey Boycott has said he “does not give a toss” about criticism of his knighthood from a leading domestic violence charity.

Responding to Adina Claire, the co-acting chief executive of Women’s Aid, who described his knighthood as “extremely disappointing”, Boycott told the Radio 4 Today programme presenter Martha Kearney: “I don’t give a toss about her, love.”

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