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Nigel Farage has known as on Lee Anderson to affix Reform UK after he was dramatically suspended from the Conservative Party.

Rishi Sunak has ordered the suspension of the Anderson after Labour wrote to Tory celebration chairman Ric Holden accusing the Ashfield MP of Islamophobia.

Anderson, a former deputy chairman, had claimed that London is being “run by Islamists” within the wake of extremism on the town’s streets.

He had didn’t apologise to Sadiq Khan over ideas that the London Mayor is an Islamist. However, Anderson’s suspension has shocked fellow Tory MPs at a time when Sunak’s personal management is underneath query.

Nigel Farage was fast to react, telling “Lee Anderson should join Reform UK.”

Reform has beforehand flirted with Anderson becoming a member of the celebration after he had already turned his again on Labour to affix the Tories.

The former miner has grow to be a vastly well-liked determine within the Conservative Party wiith his outspoken type cherished by many who pay to attend fundraising dinners to listen to him converse.

Anderson had been an advocate of sticking by Rishi Sunak as chief however now there are questions on whether or not this might set off a brand new revolt.

Farage was talking on the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) within the US the place the problems of Islamic extremism, the Israel/ Hamas warfare and mass migration have been sizzling matters.

Simon Hart the chief whip for the Tories knowledgeable Anderson of the suspension.

It adopted a letter from Labour chairwoman Anneliese Dodds demanding Anderson be thrown out of the celebration.

she wrote that Anderson’s feedback are “the tip of iceberg”, and observe a “deeply concerning pattern of Islamophobic comments tolerated and Islamophobia not dealt with” inside the celebration.

The letter follows feedback from Lee Anderson on Friday to GB News by which he mentioned London was managed by Islamists and that London Mayor Sadiq Khan had given London over to “his mates”.

But Conservative MPs are already involved that Sunak is “dancing to Labour’s tune.”

Labour had been on the ropes after rampant antisemitism had been uncovered once more the celebration and a few imagine the Islamophobia accusations are “a deliberate distraction”.

One senior Tory MP mentioned: “What on earth is going on in my party? This is madness.”