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Farage says UKIP candidate should have been 'weeded out'

The UK Independence Party has suspended a council candidate featured in its latest election broadcast for sharing "repellent" opinions on Twitter.

Posts put up by builder Andre Lampitt had expressed "extreme racist views", a source said.

UKIP leader Nigel Farage, who has launched an investigation into his selection, said the candidate "should have been weeded out".

  • 24 Apr 2014
  • From the section UK