Urgent Question on Britain First and online hate speech

30 November 2017

Stephen Doughty, MP for Cardiff South and Penarth, asked an Urgent Question in the House of Commons on Britain First and online hate speech.

In response to the question, Home Secretary Amber Rudd told the House that "this Government will not tolerate any groups that spread hate by demonising those of other faiths or ethnicities and that deliberately raise community fears and tensions".

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