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Ukip councillor stands by 'send them back' video

Ukip politician Victoria Ayling has hit her party with a new racism row after footage was published in which she said all immigrants to Britain should be sent home. The councillor defected from the Conservatives in March 2013.

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Farage: Ayling comments 'slightly odd and unpleasant'

Ukip leader Nigel Farage told the Daily Mail that Victoria Ayling’s comments were "slightly odd", but added:

I have met her two or three times and I have discussed policy at length before accepting her into the party.

I had no reason to believe she held views that were extreme or inconsistent with ours.

While this comment looks odd and unpleasant there may be a context here that is slightly different to the way it appears.

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