Kim Woodburn rages into fury after guest suggests cleaners ‘need to take chill pill’ over Sue Gray report revelations

Ms Woodburn labelled Navid Sole a "little rat bag" for saying that cleaners should "just relax"

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Kim Woodburn has raged into fury after a GB News guest suggested that cleaners “need to take a chill pill” over revelations made in the Sue Gray Partygate report.

Ms Gray said in her report that she learned of multiple examples of “unacceptable” treatment of security and cleaning staff during her investigation.

She wrote: “I found that some staff had witnessed or been subjected to behaviours at work which they had felt concerned about but at times felt unable to raise properly.

Kim Woodburn in debate with Navid Sole
Kim Woodburn in debate with Navid Sole

“I was made aware of multiple examples of a lack of respect and poor treatment of security and cleaning staff. This was unacceptable.”

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has since apologised to both cleaners and security staff, while asking “disrespectful” staff to do the same.

In a debate on GB News’ Dan Wootton Tonight, TV cleaning guru Ms Woodburn was asked by host Patrick Christys whether cleaning staff are treated badly.

To which Ms Woodburn replied: “Disgustingly my love, I lived in houses cleaning for nearly 40 years.

“I worked in America with the stinking locals that were horrible, I worked in London for vile people and it will continue.

“The day of ‘it’s only the cleaner’, what the hell does that mean.

“You walk into the room and you’re dusting, and they’ll say to the person ‘it’s only the cleaner’ don’t give me that rubbish.

“They treat you like dirt dear because they’re dirt themselves.”

Boris Johnson has apologised for the treatment of cleaners and security staff
Boris Johnson has apologised for the treatment of cleaners and security staff

But Apprentice star Navid Sole believes that cleaners aren’t treated badly, suggesting that those criticising the PM should “just relax”.

Mr Sole said: “I feel like people don’t look down on cleaners, I think its just down to do with the immense amount of pressure.

“Boris Johnson, he is the Prime Minister, so he is stressed, so I feel like people need to have a bit of a thicker skin and not take things so personally and I think people need to take a chill pill and just relax.”

Ms Woodburn was left unimpressed by his comments as she laid into Mr Sole.

She said: “You know young man, I liked you a minute ago, I’m not so keen now.

“I’m glad you’re laughing dear.

“You are putting these people on a pedestal young man, you have said they have been in a bad, well tough b****y nuts, I’m in a bad mood cleaning their faeces and I don’t shout at them.

“Don’t make excuses for ignorant people because they’ve got a few bob.

“I don’t care if you’re the Queen of England, you don’t speak to your hired help or anybody like that.

“I’d hate to work for you, I bet you’d be a right little rat bag.”

The debate comes as a protest is to be held outside Downing Street on Friday amid growing anger over how cleaners are treated.