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Damian Green says burka ban would be 'un-British'

18 July 2010 Last updated at 23:12 BST

Banning the wearing of the Islamic full veil in public would be "un-British", the immigration minister has said.

Damian Green said such a law would be at odds with the UK's "tolerant laws", and would be impractical to implement.

Alex Bushill reports.