Blogs Coffee House

Ukip suspend candidate featured in party political broadcast for tweets

24 April 2014

24 April 2014

Ukip have suspended a member and Merton council candidate who appeared in their party political broadest, Andre Lampitt, for a series of ‘repellent’ tweets. Here are those offensive tweets, which have now been deleted, in full:


Nigel Farage has said he is ‘deeply shocked’ by the tweets and has pledged to root out ‘real extremism and nastiness’ from his party.

More Spectator for less. Subscribe and receive 12 issues delivered for just £12, with full web and app access. Join us.

Show comments
Can't find your Web ID? Click here