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Ukip deputy whip quits over anti-Islam views of leadership candidate

Mike Hookem says he could not be seen as supporting Sharia Watch founder Anne Marie Waters, who has called Islam ‘evil’

A Ukip MEP has quit his post as a party whip after an anti-Islam campaigner was cleared to stand in the party’s leadership election.

Mike Hookem said he was resigning as deputy whip in the European parliament after the chief whip, Stuart Agnew, declared his support for Anne Marie Waters.

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