Ukip's only Member of Parliament Douglas Carswell has said he genuinely feared for his life after being surrounded by a "lynch mob" of anti-austerity protesters as he tried to leave Westminster following the Queen's Speech.
Am fine. Bit shaken. As an MP I will always use public transport and I do not want to live in a society when politicos don't
Mr Carswell said the group that shouted abuse at him as he waited for a bus appeared to have "pretty murderous" intent before he was escorted by officers into the back of a police van as demonstrations turned nasty.
He was caught up in one of several violent flashpoints as he waited for public transport not far from the House of Commons.
The party said the flower was worn in homage to poet Hugh MacDiarmid who wrote the ode 'The Little White Rose of Scotland'.
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More powers for Wales, a ban on income tax rises and more free childcare are at the heart of the Conservative's Queen's Speech.