Controversial politician David Ward has been sacked from his position as the Liberal Democrat candidate for Bradford South at the forthcoming election.
In a short statement, party leader Tim Farron claimed that Ward was ‘unfit to represent the party’, and that he believes in a ‘politics that is open, tolerant and united’.
Mr Ward had been accused of holding anti-Semitic views following a number of comments made championing the Palestinian cause.
Prime Minister Theresa May questioned the selection of Mr Ward at PMQs earlier today.
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