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Brentwood anti-Islamic tweet Tory stands down

People living in an Essex town said a Conservative election candidate made the right decision after standing down following a row over homophobic and anti-Islamic tweets.

David Bishop was standing in the local council elections in Brentwood.

He has also left the Tory party, saying it was to "avoid any further embarrassment."

Sarah Harris reports.

  • 06 May 2014
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