The BBC has been accused of giving an uncritical platform to the leader of the English Defence League, who was interviewed on the Radio 4 Today programme on Tuesday morning.

The interview was branded "ludicrous" by critics on Twitter who questioned why Tommy Robinson, who is not an elected representative, was invited on the flagship programme at all.

He admitted that the organisation has "completely questionable" tactics and said "the non-Muslim working class don't have a voice" and warned "it's not going to end pretty".

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