The BNP leader Nick Griffin has defended describing a man who uses a walking stick as a 'crip'.
Our cameras picked up the remark as Mr Griffin arrived in Manchester for the European Election results.
Daniel Hewitt has this exclusive report.
The North West will tonight elect eight MEPs to sit in the European Parliament for the next five years.
Britons will go to the polls to decide who will represent them in Brussels and Strasbourg. Here is a guide to the European election.
On 22 May 2014, eight MEPs will be elected from the North West. Find out who the candidates are.