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Ukip reports Have I Got News For You to police over Nigel Farage comments

on April 30, 2015

Metro

EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NO MERCHANDISING  Mandatory Credit: Photo by ITV/REX Shutterstock (4695986av)  Nigel Farage  'Lorraine' ITV TV Programme, London, Britain. - 22 Apr 2015  NIGEL FARAGE - There are now just 15 days to go until the general election and over the next two weeks we're meeting the four main party leaders. Liberal Democrats leader Nick Clegg joined us on Monday and today it's the turn of UK Independence Party Leader Nigel Farage. Kent Police are not taking any action (Picture: ITV/REX Shutterstock)

A Ukip party supporter has reported Have I Got News For You to the police over a comment made about Nigel Farage.

The viewer took issue with Camilla Long’s words in last Friday edition.

The journalist was speaking about visiting the leader’s constituency in Kent when she said: ‘I went there more than Nigel Farage. By the time I arrived there he’d only been a few times.’

Officers reviewed the footage after someone claimed it broke election law by damaging the chances of Farage getting elected.

But Kent Police concluded there was no evidence of any offences.

A force spokesperson said: ‘Kent Police received a complaint regarding comments made on a television broadcast last week.

‘It was suggested that the comments breached the Representation of the People Act.

‘The matter has been reviewed by officers but there’s no evidence of any offences and there…

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