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:

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

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