Gwent Police Statement on comments made at Brexit Party Rally in Newport

Assistant Chief Constable Rhiannon Kirk said: “We have received a number of comments and concerns from members of the public regarding a video that is circulating on social media. We can confirm this video relates to a visit by Nigel Farage to The Neon in Newport as part of a Brexit Party Rally on the evening of Friday 21st September. 

“We are aware of the heightened tensions that exist regarding use of language, and take all allegations and concerns from members of the public very seriously. However, following a thorough assessment, it is our view that the comments in the video, do not constitute a criminal offence. As such, Gwent Police will not be taking any further action."
 

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‘Due to the urgent nature of this publication, there is no immediate translation into the medium of Welsh available at this time. We apologise for any inconvenience and will work to ensure this message is released bilingually shortly. Thank you.’