House of Commons Speaker John Bercow has requested an urgent independent inquiry after the Electoral Commission's decision to allow an extremist party to use a slogan featuring murdered soldier Lee Rigby.
According to his spokeswoman, Mr Bercow said: "The speaker was told about the Electoral Commission's decision this afternoon. He understands the grave concern felt over this alarming development and awaits (Cabinet Office Minister Greg Clark's) letter.
"The speaker wishes to see an independent inquiry, conducted as a matter of urgency. He will look forward to the publication of the report of that inquiry, which he and his colleagues will carefully consider."
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