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UKIP Discrimination Update

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On 29 Nov 2014 at 1:29am Egalitarian. wrote:
Just a little Donna Edmunds (UKIP) update. Poor Donna recently has been showing signs of confusion. We all recall her claim on this very Forum that all restrictions should be removed from businesses so that they could freely discriminate against anyone, including disabled people etc etc until market forces dictated what kind of businesses people wanted to support, unhindered by pesky EU anti-discrimination (against disabled people) laws. Well......she seems to now have 2 opposing views, depending on the audience. Her facebook page states: "I am a Ukip member with a profoundly disabled daughter. To suggest that I would ever support a party which discriminates against disability..... is offensive in the extreme!" Funnily enough I agreed with the sentiment, when Donna Edmunds (UKIP) herself, originally suggested discriminating against disabled people and others was OK.
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On 29 Nov 2014 at 3:27pm Donna Kebab wrote:
like most UKIPS she talks out of both sides of her bum at the same time.
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On 29 Nov 2014 at 4:48pm Clifford wrote:
Egalitarian wrote: 'unhindered by pesky EU anti-discrimination (against disabled people) laws'.

Are you sure we've got the EU to thank for the 1995 Disability Discrimination Act? I think our own Parliament was quite capable of bringing in legislation against discriminating against the disabled, just as it did in the case of race and sex discrimination. Having said that, I agree with the rest of your comment.
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On 29 Nov 2014 at 6:08pm Raspberry Ripple wrote:
The powers that be can legislate as much as they like - There is still discrimination against disabled people . Not much changed between the 70`s and the 90`s ( I got the T shirt for those ) and it ain`t much better now
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On 29 Nov 2014 at 9:06pm Local Resident wrote:
It is currently far from perfect , but we are certainly going in the right direction. There have been plenty of positive changes (eg legal requirements) and we don't need Ukip to reverse them as part of their ill thought through obsession with the EU and immigration.
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On 29 Nov 2014 at 9:09pm Local resident wrote:
( I think Egalitarian references the EU anti-discrimination legislation that we are signed up to, since it is the EU that Donna and her like find so troublesome. They are probably completely unaware of the 'enemy within' )


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