Jonathan Stanley in happier times [Image: Westmoreland Gazette].

Jonathan Stanley in happier times [Image: Westmoreland Gazette].

The Westmoreland Gazette has this story, Ukip candidate resigns: Jonathan Stanley leaves party citing ‘open racism and bullying’, writes the Beast.

Jonathan Stanley is a Scotland-based surgeon, who managed to stick it out as UKIP’s parliamentary candidate for Westmoreland and Lonsdale before finally resigning. He explained his decision as due to the racism and sectarianism within the Scottish party. He said

“I have given my full resignation to the party because of issues happening in Scotland: open racism and sanctimonious bullying within the party. This sectarian racist filth in Scotland needs cleaning up. it is a great threat to the Eurosceptic cause and civil society.”

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