Nigel Farage: Our Market Towns and Cities ‘Are More Divided’ Because of Immigration

Christopher Hope, Telegraph (London), July 8, 2013

British market towns and cities “have become far more divided communities” because of large scale immigration over the past 15 years, Nigel Farage has said.

The UK Independence Party leader echoed the views of some of his councillors who said large-scale immigration had had a negative effect on Britain.

A survey of UKIP councillors for the BBC’s Sunday Politics found that 76 per cent believing immigration has had a negative impact on Britain over the last 30 years.

Challenged about the findings, Mr Farage said: “I think that what has happened to Britain since 1997 with totally frankly unrestricted immigration has had a negative effect on society.

“You know, we have one million of our youngsters now out of work and yet we’re prepared to open up the doors next January to the whole of Bulgaria and Romania – that doesn’t make sense.

“I think British market towns and cities have become far more divided communities over the course of the last 15 years than they were before and I’m sorry about that.”

Mr Farage said that Ukip’s views on immigration were “plain common sense”, rather than right-wing. The study by ComRes found that before supporting Ukip, 70 per cent of the councillors had previously voted Conservative.

It also found that more than two thirds of Ukip councillors supported the death penalty for murder of a police officer and children.

ComRes interviewed 101 UKIP Councillors in England and Wales between June 28 June and July 3.

The news came as a report from a left of centre think-tank found that Euro-scepticism is concentrated most heavily among those with a stronger sense of English national identity.

The Institute for Public Policy Research report said the main political parties had not done enough to address the growing importance of the politics of English nationhood.

It found that most English people now believe that Ukip is the party that is best placed to ‘stand up for English interests’.

Nick Pearce, the IPPR’s director, said: “Our mainstream political parties need to embrace Englishness, take it seriously, and find new ways of giving it political expression.

“Labour and progressive politics need to recognise that Englishness is not something to be feared or abandoned to those on the margins of right wing politics.

“But the longer this debate is ignored, or worse, denied, the more likely we will see a backlash within England against the UK.”

Mr Farage also said it would be “slightly ridiculous” to exclude UKIP from the leadership debates in the 2015 general election if it had won the European elections in the year before.

“I know everybody is talking about the general election and what may or may not happen, but I would like to remind viewers that on May 22 next year, we have a national election, we have a European election – every single one of us is entitled to vote – and we also on that day have over 5,000 council seats up for grabs.

“If UKIP is able on May 22 to win the European elections, then I think keeping us out of the pre-election debates in 2015 would look slightly ridiculous.”

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  • Spartacus

    “You know, we have one million of our youngsters now out of work and yet
    we’re prepared to open up the doors next January to the whole of
    Bulgaria and Romania – that doesn’t make sense.”

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    If this guy had real guts, he would shut up about the Romanians and Bulgarians “stealing” their jobs and focus on the pakistanis and blacks that are gang-raping their children. But what do I know, right ?

    • FalkoBaumgartner

      This guy goes as far as he can with his comment without being shredded by the systems media and the multiculti establishment. He is clever to enough to point at the apple tree, but everyone knows he really means the banana plant. I hope they become more outspoken with increasing popular support, but for now stepping out more into the open would be political suicide and exactly what the hyena of pedophile BBC are waiting for.

    • freddy_hills

      I disagree. I’m married to a foreigner so I have a little insight into this. It’s not race that gives one their identity but their language, culture. religion, etc. Importing millions of other Europeans would devastate what’s left of the English culture and make it almost impossible for them to retain the unity they need to fight off 3rd world immigration.

      • Spartacus

        I realize that, I’m an ethnic nationalist myself, but you guys have to prioritize – deal with non-white immigrants that kill and rape your children first, and then you can deal with fellow Europeans in a civilized and friendly manner.

        • David Ashton

          The Lands of St George and of St Michael should try to cope with their own homeland problems, but work together in the general interest of our larger European homeland.

    • Bantu_Education

      Yes its politically much easier to attack fellow white Europeans – if he had negative things to say about the real culprits he knows he will be accused of “Islamophobia” or (shock, horror) “racism”. As Oom Paul says, Paul Weston is more honest about Islam but even he has to draw the line when it comes down to race. And whats more he follows Amren – he may be reading this thread as we speak. I don’t think Farage would ever have the courage to admit that.

  • You know, if I see a bunch of Muslims of African descent, tearing down Stonehenge, and spray painting Big Ben, I don’t think I would even get upset anymore.
    My sister had a mutt back when she was a kid. He was a real wimp. He just stood and watched while some stray dog half his size hiked his leg and took a leak on the mutt’s doghouse.
    Another day, he barked in a sissy tone, and watched some rough looking homeless tomcat eating his dog food.
    On yet another day, he got loose and wandered into a neighbor’s yard, where their girl dog proceeded to whip his @$$.
    Today’s British, with the possible exception of Prince Harry, remind me of that whipped cur of my sister’s. His final fate was at the animal shelter. Since he wouldn’t even bark when visitors came, what use was he?

    • David Ashton

      I don’t care whether you would be upset or not, though I do care about on-going Mexican and Muslim invasions of the USA. We English would be very angry. Your peculiar reference to Prince Harry as one “possible exception” just shows how ignorant you are of what is really going on inside Britain.

      • Ashton, “Londonistan” is all I need to know, and diversity is increasing evermore, isn’t it? Jeezus H. Kryst, you’ve even let them infest the Parliament, haven’t you?

        Why does a “Muslim Parliament of Great Britain” even exist in the first place?

        • Is Sarwar the future PM?

          • IstvanIN

            What a handsome Scot!

        • IstvanIN

          Your basic thesis is correct except that MP stands for “Member of Parliament”.

        • kjh64

          Yes, well we have the same thing with the Mexicans. The virus of multiculturalism is everywhere and I hate when it happens anywhere.

        • Wethepeople

          I wouldn’t go as far as to say they let it happen. We have a Bantu president, and a senate full of Bantu, mestizos and race traitors. It is neither if our faults. I for one will fight as readily for the British whites, ask will for the Americans. This is about race, not local.

          • freddy_hills

            I’d defend the British, too. But ALL politics is local.

        • rightrightright

          Harry won’t do it. Look at his track record. He only fancies blondes.

        • David Ashton

          Listen Cooper, “I” didn’t do anything to promote this; I have opposed it consistently and vigorously since schooldays, even at some career risk when a teacher and despite an unusual time-consuming family health problem.

          I have worked with organisations opposed to multi-ethnic mass immigration and helped to form one in London with several distinguished supporters, worked with a House of Lords group opposed to multicultural education, have continuously written letters and articles on the subject from the 1950s to the present, joined the CPC of NormanTebbit who was sympathetic but put out effective action by the murder attempt by the IRA with funds from the USA, provided relevant research for biographies of Powell and Mosley, etc.

          I have explained in other AR posts the complexity of the problems we face and how they arose despite constant public opposition.

          I shall consider your personal reprimands, and vilification of the English people, as and when you tell me how “you” personally prevented the election of the Obama-Holder clique to US government, stopped Muslim immigration and successfully reversed Mexican immigration, despite possibilities of free speech now denied to our people.

  • A survey of UKIP councillors for the BBC’s Sunday Politics found that 76 per cent believing immigration has had a negative impact on Britain over the last 30 years.

    UKIP has a big problem: 24% of its own elected politicians don’t believe that.

    The news came as a report from a left of centre think-tank found that Euro-scepticism is concentrated most heavily among those with a stronger sense of English national identity.

    Really. No shinola, Sherlock.

    “If UKIP is able on May 22 to win the European elections, then I think keeping us out of the pre-election debates in 2015 would look slightly ridiculous.”

    I saw the BBC debates between CaMORON, Gordon Clown and Nick Clogged. Even if someone with the UKIP is in those debates, I’m sure that arrogant knave who is the lead anchor for BBC political coverage, who also moderated those debates, will probably ask everyone a bunch of clown questions to avoid anyone actually getting to talk about real issues.

    • David Ashton

      Those debates acknowledged the overwhelming concern of the British electorate about multilingual mass-immigration and settlement, and their vague assurances have been exposed, like much else, as bogus. As Oswald Mosley once said, “If someone in business issues a false prospectus he goes to Pentonville. If someone in politics issues a false prospectus he gets into Parliament.”

    • TFD123

      Any moderator is going to have his hands full trying to control Nigel Farage. It would make for great television.

      • Because a good moderator is hard to find.

    • freddy_hills

      “UKIP has a big problem: 24% of its own elected politicians don’t believe that.”

      I’m not sure that’s what it means. First, 76% is a huge majority for any issue. You’d be hard-pressed to find that level of agreement on any issue in any party in any country. And, second, the remaining 24% don’t all necessarily disagree. It could well be that many of them said “undecided” even if they think it’s been negative.

  • bigone4u

    The blacks and Muslims that have poured into Britain have done nothing other than ruin a once great land and people. Between violent crime including rape and murder, petty crime, unemployment, and miscegenation, everyone’s lives have turned sour. In return, the Brits can now walk down the street and eat Jamaican or Middle Eastern food. What a rotten, stinking tradeoff.

  • Going to have to disagree. I think Hunter Wallace is on the right track: Ethnonationalism rather than racial nationalism is going to carry the day. Not that they’re philosophically that much different.

    • freddy_hills

      I hadn’t gotten to your comment when I posted my earlier one. I completely agree. I have nothing against other Europeans but It’s not race that gives one their identity but language, culture.
      religion, etc. Importing millions of other Europeans would devastate
      what’s left of the English identity and make it almost impossible for
      them to retain the unity they need to fight off 3rd world immigration.

    • gemjunior

      What is the difference though? I don’t think there is or can be any difference because all Europeans are white people. Even if my own background is Irish/English, I don’t have any problems with Polish or Germans coming into the US (I wish they were the larger ethnicity moving here but instead we have those who are prepared to do the work the Polish immigrants wouldn’t do?” Polish women will clean toilets but only till they learn English and save enough money so they can afford to go to college, then graduate to a professional job.

      • And it’s no difference to me either. But you and I aren’t the only white people in this world. The truth of the matter is that white people far better identify with their ethnic group than white people as a whole. The reason why “white nationalists” in Europe are far closer to the ultimate day of success than WNs in America is because “white nationalists” in Europe aren’t really white nationalists, they are ethnonationalists.

      • freddy_hills

        I said I had nothing against them. I have people from the Balkans in my own family. I love them warts and all. But it takes 2 or 3 generations for even Europeans to assimilate and even then they don’t have the deep roots. The English identity is currently too fragile to deal with that right now. Not to mention Romania and Bulgaria also have catastrophically low birth rates. If they lose millions of young people they’ll be overrun with immigrants coming from even poorer 3rd world countries, too.

  • bigone4u

    I read that story in the Daily Mail too. There are often cleanliness issues associated with black restaurant employees. I prefer not to take the risk of coming down with food poisoning and thus try to avoid black-owned eating places.

    • Eddie Lutz

      Mexicans are the dirtiest when it comes to food prep. I used to service homes in a Mexican area of town and the filth was nauseating. Cockroaches, dirty dishes piled high, raw red meat sitting on cutting boards full of flies. For this reason I don’t eat out anymore.

    • Bantu_Education

      Many years ago I stayed in what must be the only black owned hotel in Malaysia. (Jamaican married a Malay woman). I got athlete’s foot from stagnant water in the shower tray. Took ages to get rid of it. There just seem to be too many negative “co-incidences” when blacks are around.

  • Spartacus

    Non-white immigration to white nations has to stop. Remember what happens when dark-skins ravage White Lands :

  • DailyKenn

    Diversity = division

  • freddy_hills

    From the article: Mr Farage said that Ukip’s views on immigration were “plain common sense”, rather than right-wing.

    Look at that Telegraph journalist sneaking “right wing” into that sentence even though Nigel Farage never mentioned right wing. It’s a sneaky implication. Over there, saying “right wing” is kind of like calling someone a fascist.

    From the article: The news came as a report from a left of centre think-tank found that
    Euro-scepticism is concentrated most heavily among those with a stronger
    sense of English national identity.

    And THAT my friends is why the treasonous elites are ramming immigration down their throats. They want two things — European Union and socialism. They’re using immigration to dilute the English vote. It’s the same thing the Democrats want to do in the US with the immigrant vote. And it’s the same thing they did in Canada to keep Quebec from seceding. Studies showed that if not for immigration, Quebec would have had enough votes to secede. Canadians kept immigration just high enough to keep secession out of reach.

    It kind of makes you wonder if the elites don’t have a North American Union planned eh?

    • David Ashton

      We need a Union of Europeans against the “European Union”. Get my gist?

      • gemjunior

        Farage rips ass on the EU people. He abuses them with gusto right to their faces, check out Farage on youtube doing his thing while they just sit there shocked into silence. He doesn’t care about anything but his country and lets them know it. He tells Tony Blair right to his face. Well worth watching. I also absolutely love Paul Weston.

      • freddy_hills

        Geert Wilders is currently crafting a coalition with that as one of their goals.

  • David Ashton

    How significant, though, that this latest dreadful news item is accompanied on-line by a diverting lengthy right-hand “strip” of numerous sexy female celebrities.

  • John Smith

    It’s a sad testament to their brave ancestors that most of today’s British are like hobbits that sit in their holes squabbling about the rights of orcs while the orcs ravage the Shire around them.

  • Big Blue 11

    British military members and Brits getting their heads cut off in broad daylight. “negative impact” I think so.