Veils are not appropriate in classrooms or airport security, says Nick Clegg
Deputy PM says teachers should be able to address pupils face-to-face, but he does not want state ban on religious clothing
It is not appropriate for students to wear a full veil in the classroom or for people to go through airport security with their faces covered, Nick Clegg has said.
But the deputy prime minister said he did not want to see a state ban on the wearing of religious items of clothing in particular circumstances.
His comments came as a Liberal Democrat minister said the government should consider banning Muslim girls and young women from wearing the veil in public places.
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