A UKIP council candidate who tweeted that Islam is “evil” and homosexuality an “abomination” has been suspended from the party.
Harry Perry was seeking election in the Offerton ward in Stockport. 456 more words
A local election UKIP candidate has suggested that British comedian Lenny Henry should emigrate to a “black country”.
Enfield candidate William Henwood was responding to recent comments made by Henry that there was a poor representation of ethnic minorities on British television. 232 more words
UKIP launched an investigation into another of its aspiring politicians last night after apparently homophobic and racist comments came to light
Robert Bilcliff, who is standing to be a councillor in Tamworth, Staffordshire, next month, is the latest candidate to cause embarrassment to UKIP leader Nigel Farage. 149 more words
UKIP is embroiled in another racism and sexism row following a Sky News investigation.
David Challice, a senior party official and activist in Exeter, has suggested “cash-strapped Moslems” should have multiple wives, hit out at the “lunacy of multiculturalism”, described Greeks as “vile”, and said women should stay at home. 228 more words
A star of Ukip’s latest political broadcast has been suspended from the party after claiming Ed Miliband is “not British”.
In a major embarrassment to Nigel Farage, Andre Lampitt, a Zimbabwean decorator and kitchen fitter who appeared in the party’s television broadcast, posted a string of “repellent” messages online. 359 more words
Ukip has been forced to distance itself from local councillor Peter Lagoda over “disturbing” remarks he made during an impromptu visit to a fire station in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire. 567 more words