The Charity Commission has said it will be contacting a Dalston mosque as a "matter of urgency" after a political slogan appeared emblazoned across its roof.

The dome of the Shacklewell Lane mosque, which is home to the UK Islamic Trust, currently spells out the words "Vote for hope" and in smaller lettering "Vote Nigel Askew -Reality Party".

The Reality Party, founded in 2014 by Mark 'Bez' Berry from the band Happy Mondays, does not have a candidate running for election in either of the Hackney seats – Nigel Askew is running in South Thanet in Kent.

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