Ukip MEP invokes European Parliament ‘legal immunity’

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UKIP MEP Jane Collins outside her shop in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, Britain.

Ukip MEP invokes European Parliament ‘legal immunity’


To avoid a slander and libel case brought against her in a British court, Ukip MEP Jane Collins has invoked legal “immunity” given to her by the European Parliament.

As reported by The Independent, Collins made a speech at the 2014 Ukip conference, during which it was claimed, she alleged that Rotherham’s three Labour MPs had known about child abuse in the town before it became public knowledge and had failed to act.

The MPs, Kevin Barron, John Healey and Sarah Champion sued Collins over t...


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