Ukip is a racist party, says Heseltine
Christopher HopeThe Conservative peer said “we have seen Ukips before”, as he drew parallels with Enoch Powell in the 1960s and politicians such as Jean-Marie Le Pen in France, Germany and the Netherlands.
Lord Heseltine, who advises the Coalition on economic growth, told the BBC: “Of course it’s racist, who doubts that? Farage isn’t racist but his party is very attractive to a racist agenda.”
The peer, a Cabinet minister in the last Conservative government in the 1990s, said that a vote for Ukip at the 2015 general election would be one for Labour. He said: “The price of not voting for the Tories will be Ed Miliband.”
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"Ukip is a racist party, says Heseltine", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), mars 2013. Consulté le 04/12/2023. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/ukip-is-a-racist-party-says-heseltine