David Ward sacked as Bradford South Lib Dem candidate

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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