Huw Thomas, a Labour candidate in Wales, is facing calls to resign after it emerges that he wrote a blog post saying he was ‘completely sickened’ by England flags.
Football fans hang the English flag outside their home during the World Cup. (Huffington Post)
Labour Party candidate Huw Thomas wrote a blog posting in which he said anyone who flies an England flag is a “simpleton or casual racist”.
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Huw also wrote that cars flying the England flag deserve to be vandalized.
Huw Thomas (pictured) suggested on an online forum in 2006 that England flags were for a ‘simpleton’ or a ‘casual racist’ (Daily Mail)
Huw Thomas was also concerned that the leftist education system was not doing enough to indoctrinate kids to hate England.
The Telegraph reported:
A Labour Party candidate has been forced to apologise after it emerged he wrote a blog posting in which he said anyone who flies an England flag is a “simpleton or casual racist”.
Huw Thomas, the Labour candidate for Ceredigion, said during World Cup that cars flying the England flag deserve to be vandalised.
It comes after Emily Thornberry, the former shadow Attorney General, was sacked by Ed Miliband last year after appearing to mock a family’s terrace home draped in England flags.
Mr Thomas was a student in 2006 when he wrote a blog posting in which he said he was “completely sickened” by the number of England flags in Wales.
According to Wales Online, he wrote: “It truly shows the degree our society has been infiltrated by incomers who are not ready to integrate.
“Very often, from what I see, some flying English flags are young people, who have been brought up in Wales, but who are loyal to England. This raises questions about us as Welsh people as well.
“It’s true that the parents are at fault, but it’s obvious that the education system has failed to create a Welsh Nationalism in these people, and I wonder also how many of us Welsh people, in our school days, tried to bring these people (aka chavs) into the Welsh circle.”