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Farage 'upset' with Ukip leader over backing for Tommy Robinson

Sep 22, 2018 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

GERARD BATTEN, the Ukip leader, said he would approve of membership for Tommy Robinson, the English Defence League founder, as a row with Nigel Farage worsened over the direction of the party.

Mr Batten said Mr Robinson would not be admitted to Ukip "in the near future" because it would require changes to the party's rules, but he insisted the controversial figure was not "far-Right" and had his backing.

Mr Farage said he was "really upset" over the suggestion Mr Robinson could be al...