This piece from the Star seems to be moving this story on:
The UK Independence Party Euro MP for Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire has been rebuked for complaining about the provision of taxpayer-funded aid to “bongo bongo land”.
MEP Godfrey Bloom was recorded questioning the UK’s overseas aid payments, claiming the recipients spend the money on luxuries.
He told a meeting of supporters in the Midlands that those who receive aid spend the money on “Ray-Ban sunglasses, apartments in Paris, Ferraris and all the rest of it”.
But responding to the controversy over the “bongo bongo land” comments, Ukip chairman Steve Crowther said: ” We are asking Godfrey not to use this phrase again as it might be considered disparaging by members from other countries. Read on….
Should Godfrey Bloom stand down? Godfrey Bloom is currently an MEP representing Yorkshire and Humber Region, one would have thought he might have developed a little more tact by now? That fact alone, should prevent him from heading up UKIP’s European Elections 2014 panel. I would suggest position 6, at the highest, for Bloom!