Pressure Mounts On Clegg To Sack Anti-Muslim 'Hate Crime' Candidate

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Nick Clegg is facing growing pressure to sack a Lib Dem candidate responsible for vile Islamophobic rants after religious and anti-racism organisations described remarks by would-be Redcar councillor Dave Stones as “a hate crime”. Meanwhile, local MP Tom Blekinsop has written to Nick Clegg demanding to know “what action your party intends to take against the people who have behaved so disgracefully”.

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