Saturday, 29 November 2014

University of East Anglia anti-UKIP campaigner is a convicted violent criminal

Nope not Hope has discovered that the full time student union official who helped organise the petition to ban UKIP from a political debate at the University of East Anglia has a conviction for assaulting a police officer.

Liam McCafferty was arrested for a violent assault on a police officer during a Unite Against Fascism protest against the EDL is Bolton in 2010. He appealed his conviction but lost and was ordered to pay more than £1k in fines and costs.

Convicted violent criminal McCafferty told Douglas Carswell MP that it was necessary to ban UKIP from the university so they would feel safe.