Safety fears mean Nigel Farage misses Croydon rally

Ukip candidates and supporters have clashed with protesters and campaigners at a street rally in Croydon.

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Croydon is 'unsafe and a dump', says UKIP candidate

Winston McKenzie, the UKIP candidate for Croydon North, confirmed Nigel Farage would not be turning up because of concerns over safety.

UKIP candidate for Croydon Winston McKenzie speaks to his leader Nigel Farage on the phone i Credit: PA Wire

Winston McKenzie said: "He's a responsible family man and political party leader. Certain situations you have to avoid... Croydon is unsafe and a dump."

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