‘Racism’ Probe UKIP Councillor Questioned by Police

BBC News, May 15, 2013

A UKIP councillor who admitted sharing offensive material about Muslims on Facebook has been “voluntarily interviewed”, police said.

West Mercia Police said Eric Kitson was questioned over “concerns raised by the public” but has not been arrested.

A computer has been seized and a property in Stourport searched for evidence, a spokesperson said.

Police said a file had been submitted to the Crown Prosecution Service “for their consideration”.

UKIP has said that Eric Kitson intends to resign the Stourport-on-Severn seat he won on 2 May.

Worcestershire County Council said it had yet to receive a formal resignation.

Chief executive Trish Haines: “We have contacted Councillor Kitson to arrange an urgent meeting to discuss the allegations about his personal Facebook page.

“Whilst the activity we are aware of pre-dates his election as a county councillor, we are concerned by their apparent content and tone.”

‘Foolish mistakes’

Mr Kitson has apologised and said he had shared the cartoons and jokes only to show how “disgusting” they were and to get others’ views.

He has since closed his Facebook account and said national media attention had made him “really, really ill”.

Mike Nattrass, UKIP MEP for the West Midlands, has called for Mr Kitson to be thrown out of the party.

“The stuff that was on his Facebook page is outrageous and I’m calling for him to be rejected from UKIP,” he said.

Bill Etheridge, the UKIP chairman for Dudley and Halesowen, said Mr Kitson had made the decision to resign himself, but said he was still being investigated by the party internally.

He said: “The party is totally against intolerance and racism of any sort.

“We hope that now Eric is resigning we can work past this and get back to other issues and that Eric can get out of the spotlight.”

He added Mr Kitson had made “some foolish mistakes”.

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  • I only read the headline. I don’t need to read any more than that to surmise that the city or locality in which this UKIP city council member lives is heavily Tory controlled.

    UKIP bleeds votes from the Tories while the BNP bleeds votes from Labour. Therefore, Tories have an incentive to engage in goon tactics against UKIP politicians where possible, ditto for Labour-on-BNP.

    • Stentorian_Commentator

      Still, why did this fellow have to confess any mistakes? I don’t think you can get “offensive” enough about moo-slimes. At least go down swinging. At least Richwine did not confess he did anything wrong.

      • White Mom in WDC

        Exactly. Just say what you want to say. Do what you want to do. Be want you want to be. When the goons are looking for blood, it doesn’t mean a cràp of difference because they will make up stuff, lie, invent stories. So just say yeah I am a race realist and I enjoyed these cartoons. Tell it like it is

  • newscomments70

    The BBC was very careful not to allow comments on this one…liberals never want to hear the truth. You have to listen to their side and shut up. No questions allowed.

    • Non Humans

      Nail on the head, you hit, squarely.

  • Mr. E

    Speaking of UKIP, this was in the news today…

    “UKIP leader Nigel Farage has been escorted away from demonstrators in a police riot van during a campaign trip in Edinburgh.

    Mr Farage was heckled by protesters as he was promoting the UKIP candidate in a Scottish by-election.

    As he was holding a news conference inside the Canons’ Gait pub on the Royal Mile, just yards from the Scottish Parliament, he was surrounded by dozens of protesters shouting insults at him – some calling him “racist” and “scum”.


    • sbuffalonative

      The mob didn’t look very large but the photographer seems to have tried to make it appear so by close and selective framing and likely some cropping.

      • David Brims

        Max Crema, head of the Edinburgh Labour ( marxist ) students Union who organised the protest against the UKIP leader is jewish.

        • White Mom in WDC

          Ah yes, the tribe again. Go figure

      • David Ashton

        True: also the police action should have impartially enabled a citizen to go about his lawful occasions free from harassment, abuse and intimidation.

    • David Brims

      The marxist students /mob were using tactics straight out of Saul Alinsky’s book Rules for Radicals, ”Isolate your victim, demonize him, scream racist, bigot, nazi and close down the debate.” Job done, but then the Scots are completely indoctrinated / brainwashed by communism, it’s been like that since the 1920s.

  • libertarian 1234

    “His computer has been seized and his property searched in the hunt for “racism.”

    And they are FORCED to do that.

    If they don’t limit free speech and impose intimidation techniques on people brave enough to tell the truth, their entire multicultural utopia would come apart.

    But their threats and oppression will only work so long as their central authority remains strong economically. And that’s slowly unraveling also.

    Britain is entering its SECOND recession. France is as well. Greece, Italy, Spain, and Portugal are in what could accurately be described as a depression.

    And all of them keep heading downward every year.

    More likely than not they won’t be able to honor pension mandates for very much longer, let alone finance a Gestapo force of thought police looking to break down doors and make certain nobody makes even a feeble peep against their multicultural schemes.

    They’re still getting away with it for now, but I’m betting they’re going to reach a point soon where they’ll kick in a door and instead of terrorizing people for their thoughts they’re going to be held, tried, convicted and hanged on the spot, after which the geeks who sent them will wonder where they went wrong, especially when they get a loud knock on their doors.

    • NYB

      Financial collapse would be a godsend.

      As long as the state is being propped up by unwarranted confidence in fiat currency, it will work against its people.

  • Woodsman

    Obvious thought police in action. I seriously doubt that those of us who are normal will ever overcome this liberal takeover of our white, conservatiive culture. Please, people, wake up and look at what is happening. Anyone should be able to say whatever they like without interference as long as it does not incite unjustified violence.

  • IstvanIN

    In a perfect world he would have stated he is entitled to his viewpoint, that he is entitled to free speech, that he harmed no one, and not resigned his seat. The question is what did the authorities threaten him with? A long prison sentence? Maybe they threatened to disappear his wife, children or other family members. I put nothing past corrupt western governments.

  • The__Bobster

    A UKIP councillor who admitted sharing offensive material about Muslims on Facebook has been “voluntarily interviewed”, police said.

    Yeah, I wonder how “voluntary” it was on his part.


    West Mercia Police said Eric Kitson was questioned over “concerns raised by the public” but has not been arrested.

    “The public” = the usual suspects.

    • White Mom in WDC

      Who are the usual suspects?

    • The police intimidated him. That’s actually very common among folks who haven’t gone to prison before. Non-felons simply don’t know how to act.

      The last time the cops were here, it was because I had told a door-to-door saleswoman to leave the entire neighborhood. My neighborhood is a townhouse complex with only one entrance. There is a sign posted there by my HOA that says “No Soliciting”. This person had thus trespassed onto private property to harass the residents. She called the police, and 24 hours later, CSPD seemed likely to break down the front door. We played my favorite game “Nobody Is Home”. When pigs jack with me, I jack back!

      The Pig In Charge left a business card with written instructions for me to call him. I didn’t; I emailed him, explaining that I do not talk to cops either in person or over the telephone, but I did explain the entire situation in writing:

      1. I had told the solicitor to leave the complex.

      2. My neighborhood has a “No Soliciting” sign at the only entry.

      3. The neighborhood is private property owned by my HOA.

      4. Even the streets here are private property, with no city maintenance, which is why the street signs are brown and not green.

      5. When someone passes a sign that says “No Soliciting” while crossing onto private property and then proceeds to do that anyway, one is trespassing.

      6. If I had called the police – which I will never do – I could have rung their non-emergency number and waited 24 hours for them to remove the solicitor, who would have been long gone, or used the 911 number, for which I would have been prosecuted for abusing. Non-emergency response times seem to be about 24 hours here.

      They haven’t been back, but I doubt they have done their bloody job by ticketing the solicitor for trespassing and harassment.

      Police are living dog-poop (I can’t use the “s-word” here). They’re worse than garbage. Never talk to them, never cooperate with them and never let them into your home. This is a very easy policy for an ex-felon on the Terrorist Watch List to adopt. When I have called them about theft over $500 by a then TSA agent (now doing a life sentence for molesting kids), I was ignored. When I called them about heavy construction noise at 2:00 AM, I was insulted, and one of the officers gave the BATF a tall tale that resulted in $800 worth of damage to my friend’s gun safes, just to make certain he had all my old guns. He did, but he hasn’t been paid.

      I’m not quite at the “cops for fertilizer” stage, but nobody can tell me they’re just doing their jobs. My favorite game is “Nobody Is Home”. My second favorite is when answering the door and they say “Can you come outside?” I answered in a voice I could probably manage only once in a lifetime, “No” (all four of them ran away that time with no more words being said). Sayaka had the coilgun on them, aimed through one floor and two walls, and she later told me she’d put the selector switch on “10”.

      Only a convicted violent ex-con has the experience and maturity to deal with pigs in the appropriate way.

  • The__Bobster

    Mr Kitson has apologised and said he had shared the cartoons and jokes only to show how “disgusting” they were and to get others’ views.

    What a wussy. If you have views, stand behind them. Groveling makes you look weak …..and wrong.

    • bigone4u

      Never give in and never give up is my motto. One can however, be temporarily discouraged and take a rest for a while.

    • ATBOTL


  • smells_just_like

    Whatever price he pays for his “racism” is the price we will all pay soon for our Whiteness.

    Convicted Upon Sight.

    • White Mom in WDC

      I am not paying squat for being white.

  • SoCal LoCal

    Orwell would have understood this.

  • bigone4u

    Thought crimes such as his remind me of all the dystopian science fiction of my youth come to life. In those days liberals were the ones opposed to defining and enforcing thought crimes. Then came the Cultural Marxists of the Frankfort School and the liberals became the thought police.

  • Homo_Occidentalis

    Is it 1984 already?

    • Rhialto

      No, compared to reality UK, Orwell’s 1984 is utopian, not distopian.

      The key factor in this is that Kitson is an elected official. If elected officials do not have freedom of communication, democracy becomes a loathsome farce.

    • newscomments70

      At least in 1984, Britain was mostly white and crime free. Third world marxism is much more horrifying than European marxism.

  • eunometic

    He should have gone down guns blazing rather than grovel away. If you are so insecure and gutless as to need to recant then don’t make statements you won’t standby in the first place. Every time someone like this folds they empower the PC anti Whites.

  • NYB

    Support for the UKIP is climbing daily.

    Online comments condemning immigration are all over the British newspapers, but the rule is it has to be dispassionate and devoid of any offence. No humor, sarcasm or negativity may be directed against a protected group.

    • IstvanIN

      Is one allowed to say that one is unhappy that England is being stolen from the English?

      • eunometic

        As an indication of how insidious UK law is on this matter consider the current BNP leader, Nick Griffin’s ‘offense’ on racialy related matters. Griffin published a magazine for the BNP called “The Rune”. In one particular issue the left page of the magazine contained a picture of an attractive Vikking lady as part of an installment of a multi issue series on Vikking settlements in the UK. There were then several small articles and then on the right page was an article with picture of an UK-African that had raped and murdered a White woman and had just been convicted. He was a hideous looking creature by any objective standards. The article and picture were both lifted exactly from the Daily Mirror, a racially PC faux-conservative kosher owned paper. The incidental juxtaposition was sufficient to secure a conviction. It goes without saying that UK Home Office crime data shows the high 6-8 fold criminality within the black “community” seen in the USA as well.

        A German Victory at the Marne in 1915 was probably the last chance for Western civilisation to continue its way unmolested.

  • newscomments70

    I wonder if any black or muslim politicians are being arrested for hating whites. I doubt it.


    People shouldn’t get too excited about UKIP. They are not much different from American Republicans. It’s mainly a positive in the sense that it shows latent support for nationalism.

  • IKantunderstand

    Well, my hopes for UKIP have now been demolished. You know, you gotta figure that the tolls on men from England from all those centuries of war and fighting, has finally resulted in this impossibly craven and cowardly excuses for English manhood. There is literally no brave DNA left in the entire island. The sun has so set.

    • David Brims

      The people who went out and built the British Empire in Australia, New Zealand, Canada, India and Africa were, I suspect, all Right wing, leaving all the effete Liberals back home in Britain, this of course, has had a devastating effect on the gene pool.

  • Michael P

    I didn’t know Muslim was a race

    • GeneticsareDestiny

      It’s a race when liberals want to accuse you of racism for disliking it, but it’s a religion when they want to call you racist for assuming all Muslims are non-white.

      There is no way to win when dealing with liberal word-trickery.

  • guest

    I love stories like this, about white Britons vigorously attacking other white Britons for not being sufficiently suicidal. I hope that the UK can serve as the Detroit of Europe quickly enough that other European countries might save themselves.

    Seriously, Brits, WTF. If you’ve come to this point maybe you deserve to be eradicated.

    • Mr Potato

      What makes one British male want to throw a brick at another British male’s head?

      A difference in opinion on whether ‘Great’ Britain should be flooded with third worlders. Britain, you have completely lost the bloody plot!

  • Fredrik_H

    If you allow media/leftist smears to stick and have them dictate on what’s kosher or not they will tear your party apart.

    The proper response should be staunch defiance and take to the offense, not grovel on your knees and beg for forgiveness from the multiculturalists.

  • Not Helpless

    Well, here we are. This is in Britain but you know that it is only a
    matter of time before it arrives here. As a matter of fact, it is
    probably on various campuses right now, just under the radar in those
    small communities, but soon Gentlemen, soon.

    A real life thought
    criminal. His property is seized not because he hurt someone or stole
    something or libeled and institution, but because his thoughts are

    I would suggest to the board that all here look at using
    the open source software “Truecrypt” on their computers. Its free and
    unbreakable. If your computer was read out in open court is there
    anything on there that might make a Jury of negros condemn you for
    “racism”? You have the right to “secure in your person, place and
    papers”. Now they can scan you, question you, break into your house at
    4am and you can’t do crap about it. But you can still keep your computer
    safe. An SSD drive and “Truecrypt” can keep you safe from a
    “thoughtcrime”. They still might stick you in the hole for “contempt”
    but that is better than a conviction on some charge like “making
    terrorist threats”.

    A “Racist” is the new “Terrorist”.

    • Rhialto

      What I recomend is putting are your “subversive” data on thumb drives, and hiding these drives. If necessary they can be easily destroyed. Also perform regular purging of your hard drives of material that may have been stored temporarily. If the gov goons sieze your computer they will find nothing, not even encryped material.

      • Any surplus hard drives you buy or scrounge for your home computer(s) must also be wiped, and I don’t just mean reformatted. Reformat them, then install enough stuff onto them that they are full and then reformat them. This way, you will not be the victim of planted “evidence”.

        My wife is Japanese and is rather small. If she shaved, and nude pictures of her that way were found on someone’s computer, that individual would be on the hook for child pornography, which as a sex crime carries a mandatory “- to life” enhancement here. We can prove she’s 32, but someone who didn’t know who she was would be out of luck. If I wanted to frame somebody, that’s how I would do it.

        • This is part of the reason why I never buy used hard drives. The other reason is that when a computer goes to Wang Heaven, it’s almost always because of hard drive failure or motherboard failure or power supply failure; the hard drive because it has moving parts (unless it’s solid state) and the motherboard or power supply because of cheap capacitors. I’ll only ever buy motherboards and PSes new, too.

          • I reformat them, completely rewrite them, and then reformat them. The old pointers wouldn’t get even a pro anywhere useful.

  • Paleoconn

    Never apologize. That is like blood to the sharks.