The face veil debate

Should you be allowed to wear a veil that covers your face in public? The ongoing debate was explore on the latest edition of the Jona Kotnis show.

The Government has ordered a review of health service guidelines on the wearing of full-face veils by staff in England. Ministers say face coverings can be a barrier to communicating with patients.

Last week a Judge in Britain ruled that a female Muslim defendant will be allowed to stand trial while wearing a full face veil, but must remove it when giving evidence.

In this extract BBC Radio Northampton presenter Jona Kotnis speaks to Khatija Bardaywood from Eimann, a local Muslim Women's Organisation…

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