UKIP appoints jailbird who nearly ruined a rape trial as adviser on prison reform and rape gangs

Grinning idiots: UKIP leader Gerard Batten shakes all credibility away as he shakes hands with Stephen Yaxley-Lennon (Tommy Robinson) and gives him a position of responsibility in his inner circle.

No wonder Brexit is such a godawful mess when the political organisation that campaigned to achieve it for decades appoints a far-right extremist who was sent to prison after he nearly ruined the trial of a major rape gang as its special adviser on prison reform and rape gangs.

Not only has UKIP leader Gerard Batten allowed Stephen Yaxley-Lennon (also known as Tommy Robinson) into his party; he has also given him a job that can only be seen as an insult to the public.

And the reaction has been exactly what we should expect:

Andy King’s opinion is particularly sharp:

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  1. Henri secoore November 22, 2018 at 11:43 pm - Reply

    We are all far right that doesn’t believe the media lies

  2. boromoor November 23, 2018 at 7:33 am - Reply

    You sure that’s not a clerical error? Maybe he meant to write instructor rather than advisor

  3. nmac064 November 23, 2018 at 12:20 pm - Reply

    Evil people are drawn to evil policies…

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