Nigel Farage's legacy is '˜poison' - says Labour councillor

A LABOUR politician has hit out at the Ukip's leader's legacy.

Monday, 4th July 2016, 3:20 pm
Updated Monday, 4th July 2016, 4:21 pm
Labour's John Ferrett

Councillor John Ferrett, leader of the Labour group on Portsmouth City Council, said Nigel Farage’s legacy is ‘injecting the poison of xenophobia and racism’ into politics.

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Cllr Ferrett posted the message on Twitter after news of Mr Farage’s decision to stand down was announced.

In his post, the ward member for Paulsgrove said: ‘The legacy of @Nigel_Farage is injecting the poison of xenophobia and racism into mainstream political discourse and making it acceptable.’