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Newly elected Redditch councillor Dave Small referred to gay people as perverts and African immigrants as scroungers
Nigel Farage is dealing with fresh allegations of racism and homophobia in his party only days after the local and European elections as Ukip was forced to launch an investigation into comments made by one of its newly elected councillors. 683 more words
A UKIP councillor who blamed recent storms and flooding on the legalisation of gay marriage has been expelled from the party.
Town councillor David Silvester, from Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, was suspended by the party on 19 January. 33 more words
Ukip’s latest parliamentary hopeful has refused to criticise homophobic comments made by one of the party’s councillors who blamed recent flooding on gay marriage.
John Bickley, who is standing for Ukip in next month’s Wythenshawe and Sale East byelection, said “I am not going to condemn someone for their religious beliefs.” 502 more words
So this is all very revealing.
UKIP leader Nigel Farage has admitted that homophobic UKIP Councillor David Silvester wasn’t suspended for his disgusting views towards gay people, rather he was suspended for making UKIP look foolish in the media. 131 more words
UKIP leader Nigel Farage has confirmed that there are extremist elements within the ranks of his xenophobic party.
Speaking to the country’s media Farage said that he promised to rid the party of its more extreme candidates ahead of the European and Local council elections in May and has promised to vet all 1,818 candidates to make sure they do not have “extremist, barmy or nasty” views. 46 more words