Ukip's Paul Nuttall resigns over Tommy Robinson appointment

Ukip's Paul Nuttall resigns over Tommy Robinson appointment
 

Ukip has lost its second former leader in three days over the party’s decision to appoint the far-right Islamophobic campaigner Tommy Robinson as an adviser.
Paul Nuttall, who led the party during the 2017 election, said Ukip’s new links to Robinson were a catastrophic error that would tarnish Brexit.
On Tuesday, Nigel Farage also quit the party saying it had a “fixation” with the anti-Muslim policies of its leader, Gerard Batten.
In a statement, Nuttall, the MEP for North West England, said: “I am resigning because the party is being taken in a direction which I believe is harmful to... read more

 
7 December 2018 in Politics, Views: 54
Source: Guardian
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