A Muslim organisation in Luton has condemned protesters who threw eggs at Conservative peer Baroness Warsi.

The shadow minister for community cohesion was pelted with eggs at a visit to the town on Monday.

The Luton Council of Mosques (LCM) said it "strongly deplores the cowardly behaviour of a handful of individuals who threw abuse and eggs".

One protester said although they criticised the baroness they did not throw any eggs.

Baroness Warsi was taking part in a walkabout in the predominantly Muslim Bury Park area of Luton when she was confronted by a group of protesters.

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