Calls for Tunnock’s boycott after sweet treats sent to ‘transphobic’ group

Tunnock’s has been asked to clarify its stance on trans rights after being accused of donating products to a group accused of transphobia.

The beloved Scots brand have been questioned on their stance after a group advocating for the separation of trans people from the LGBT+ movement shared a picture of the brands sweet treats which they claim were “donated” for their conference.

Posting on Twitter, the group said: “Many thanks to ⁦@TunnockOfficial ⁩who kindly donated generous quantities of their fabulous caramel wafers and the legendary Tunnock’s Tea Cake. Both were gulped down by a hungry LGB crowd and lovely straight and trans allies.”

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Some have now vowed to “boycott” the company if they are found to have given the group their backing.

The LGB Alliance have been branded a ‘hate group’ by activists due to their eradication of the ‘T’ in LGBT+.

They claim biological differences should take precedent over someone’s right to gender self-identification.

Reacting to the Tunnock’s tweet, one Twitter user said: “I wonder if @TunnockOfficial actually support this hate group or if they just send freebies to anyone who asks? Will be interesting to find out (and boycott accordingly).”

Another said: “Dear @TunnockOfficial did you mean to be promoting the removal of “T”? Seems a bit odd Face with tears of joy also trans phobia is a bad look.”

Speakers at the LGB Alliance conference, which took place at the QEII centre in Westminster, included disgraced TV writer Graham Linehan who was banned from Twitter for a ‘hateful conduct rules breach’ last year.

The Daily Record has contacted Tunnock’s for comment.

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