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Listen: what the people of Brixton and Chelsea think of Ukip and Farage

22 May 2014

6:43 PM

22 May 2014

6:43 PM

London is, like the rest of the country, heading to the polls today. Coffee House went down to Brixton High Street to find out how people intend to vote, and gauge their views on Nigel Farage and UKIP. We found some some who intend to support Farage, others who were more apathetic. This is what they had to say:

And on the other side of town, the people of Chelsea (although less willing to chat) had polarising views on Ukip and the Farage racism row:

Worryingly, many interviewees were opting out because they weren’t aware of the elections or were ignorant as to how to vote. It seems that many people, despite being opinionated, remain disenchanted with European politics.

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