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Leeds: Ukip man denies anti-Muslim jibe
Yorkshire Evening Post
A Leeds election candidate for Ukip has resigned from his role as a school governor after he was accused of posting Islamophobic comments online.
It is alleged that Craig Sweaton, who is campaigning for a Leeds council seat in Middleton, shared a Facebook post which advocated burying bacon on sites where mosques were planned to be built.
The post – which has been reproduced on the Hope Not Hate campaign's website – then quotes a Craig Sweaton commenting that "we can start with a slice of bacon for every 10 sq' of Miggy [a derogatory term] ha ha!".
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