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PR Blunder? : New Ukip posters which focus on immigration branded ‘racist’

New Ukip posters which focus on immigration branded 'racist' | Fresh Marketing News | Scoop.it

From www.dailymail.co.uk

The anti-European Union (EU) party is using £1.5 million of funding from millionaire ex-Tory donor Paul Sykes to launch its biggest-ever publicity drive ahead of European Parliament elections on May 22.

 

  • The anti-European Union (EU) party is using £1.5 million of funding from millionaire ex-Tory donor Paul Sykes to fund the adverts
  • They carry warnings that ‘British workers are hit hard by unlimited foreign labour’ and 26m unemployed Europeans are ‘after’ UK jobs
  • Critics compared the immigration posters with those used in the past by the far-right British National Party
  • Labour MP Mike Gapes said they were ‘racist’ and appealed to ‘all decent British Commonwealth and EU citizens’ to register to vote in May’s polls
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