TOMMY Robinson has announced he is to stand as an MEP, he will launch his campaign in Wythenshawe, Manchester tonight, and Politicalite will cover the event LIVE on our Twitter feed.
Mr Robinson, real name Stephen Yaxley-Lennon will stand as an independent in the North West.
He said he will donate 100% of his EU Salary to victims of child sexual abuse.
In a party political broadcast, Robinson said: “Like many of you, I wasn’t born in a powerful or wealthy family.”
“My mother was an Irish immigrant, and my father a plumber.”
SEE FIRST: TOMMY ROBINSON’S PARTY POLITICAL BROADCAST
“They taught me that hard work and sacrifice lead to success.”
“They taught me to stand up for myself, for others, and my beliefs”
“I have never voted, I never believe it would make a change, none of the politicians in our country could relate to me or even seem to care.”
“Iknow what it feels like to be left behind.”
“We are ruled by people who know we exist but they still don’t care.”
“It doesn’t have to be this way, fairness is possible.”
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