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UK: Anti-racism protesters crash UKIP election campaign launch03:01

UK: Anti-racism protesters crash UKIP election campaign launch

United Kingdom, London
April 28, 2017 at 13:34 GMT -00:00 · Published

UKIP leader Paul Nuttall launched the party's general election campaign, in a London hotel, on Friday, after activists from Stand Up to Racism attempted to protest the event before being forced out.

Nuttall stated that Prime Minister Theresa May is backsliding on immigration and that they are unconvinced she "will get the deal that the British people want she is already beginning to backslide on immigration."

The UKIP leader stressed that the snap election "is flagrant opportunism" after May realised "that the Conservative party were 20 points ahead of the Labour party in the polls."

Nuttall added that UKIP intend's to tackle the problem of female genital mutilation, cutting immigration and banning the burqa from public places.

Responding to the amount of seats that UKIP would contest in the upcoming election, planned for Thursday, June 8, Nuttall said, "We will stand in the vast majority of the country."

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UKIP leader Paul Nuttall launched the party's general election campaign, in a London hotel, on Friday, after activists from Stand Up to Racism attempted to protest the event before being forced out.

Nuttall stated that Prime Minister Theresa May is backsliding on immigration and that they are unconvinced she "will get the deal that the British people want she is already beginning to backslide on immigration."

The UKIP leader stressed that the snap election "is flagrant opportunism" after May realised "that the Conservative party were 20 points ahead of the Labour party in the polls."

Nuttall added that UKIP intend's to tackle the problem of female genital mutilation, cutting immigration and banning the burqa from public places.

Responding to the amount of seats that UKIP would contest in the upcoming election, planned for Thursday, June 8, Nuttall said, "We will stand in the vast majority of the country."

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