Wednesday 7 December 2016

Migrant issue fuels the debate as Farage plots UK's great escape from Europe

Shona Murray

Published 27/05/2016 | 02:30

Ukip leader Nigel Farage. Photo: PA
Ukip leader Nigel Farage. Photo: PA

With the theme tune of 'The Great Escape' belting out from an open-top, double-decker bus, Nigel Farage, was greeted by a crowd of around 400 supporters of the Leave campaign in Bolton town centre yesterday.

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Bright purple Ukip posters were hoisted high and fervently waved as the crowd listened to Farage promise unequivocally to get their "country back".

"Get them out," shouts 70-year-old Lillian Warmsley, "we don't want any more foreigners", she adds. "I'm trying" responds Farage, autographing her Ukip poster.

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