MEP's remarks 'a joke in poor taste', says Farage

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UKIP leader Nigel Farage said his party's Scottish MEP should not have compared a Scottish government minister with a convicted terrorist.<br />
Mr Farage said he thought David Coburn's remarks were a "joke in poor taste" but he would not be taking any action against him.<br />
In a newspaper interview, Mr Coburn is alleged to have said: "Humza Yousaf, or as I call him, Abu Hamza".<br />
Mr Yousaf called for European officials to discipline the MEP.<br />
Picture: Universal News And Sport (Europe) 17 March  2015.
UKIP leader Nigel Farage said his party's Scottish MEP should not have compared a Scottish government minister with a convicted terrorist.
Mr Farage said he thought David Coburn's remarks were a "joke in poor taste" but he would not be taking any action against him.
In a newspaper interview, Mr Coburn is alleged to have said: "Humza Yousaf, or as I call him, Abu Hamza".
Mr Yousaf called for European officials to discipline the MEP.
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