14 March 2016

PCC hopeful: ‘I would ban the burkha’

A woman battling to be the next police crime commissioner has spoken of her aim to see the burka banned in Biggleswade.

But English Democrat Toni Bugle insists she is being neither racist nor extreme.

“All I’m doing is talking common sense,” said the 47-year-old mum, who is busy raising £5,000 through GoFundMe to fund her PCC campaign.

“If people are wearing a burka they can’t be identified if they commit a crime. I don’t mind hijabs, because the face would still show on CCTV. But burkas should definitely go.

Toni, who lives just outside Biggleswade, is also pushing for the St George’s flag to be flown from all local police premises to wish that officers’ political correctness should fly out of the window. [Biggleswade Today] Read more