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Everything Ukip's Nigel Farage Just Said About Race Discrimination Is Wrong

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Racism has gone from this country, says Ukip's leader Nigel Farage. And that is why we should abolish laws against race discrimination.

It's a position of "breathtaking ignorance", according to Labour's Sadiq Khan. The eurosceptic leader later clarified his remarks to Channel 4, and his equally troubling follow-up on LBC, in a statement, saying his call to abolish laws against employers discriminating on the basis of race or nationality was "lauding the progress of race relations and equality in this country".

But there are a few of his remarks he hasn't quite cleared up...

Preventing discrimination in employment "would probably have been valid" 40 years ago

Why everything Nigel Farage said is wrong

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