This is a video of Nikki Sinclaire MEP’s statement about leaving the xenophobic EFD group.
From Pink News in Britain:
Lesbian UKIP MEP leaves European group
January 14, 2010 – 14:20
She wrote in a statement: “My working relationship and trust with EFD co-president Nigel Farage has broken down since his personal admittance [sic] to me recently that he wished I had not been elected.”
She wrote: “I have decided to move to this non-attached group as I have found it increasingly difficult to justify sitting alongside one or two of the European parties within the EFD group who have a variety of extremist views which includes anti-Semitism, violence and the espousal of a single European policy on immigration.”
Farage stood down as leader of UKIP in order to challenge Speaker John Bercow for his Buckingham seat.
Sinclaire came third in the leadership vote in September. She was elected as an MEP last year.
A lesbian UKIP MEP who left the party’s European grouping has been told she cannot stand for election under her party: here.
Oregon, USA: An anti-Semitic and neo-Nazi sympathizing group called the Pacifica Forum uses a loophole that allows them to meet on the U of O campus. Now a group of students and community members is standing up and saying enough – get this organized hatred off our campus: here.