Finchley and Golders Green Ukip candidate: ‘We should put local people first’

Richard King

Richard King - Credit: Archant

IT consultant Richard King is the UK Independence Party’s (Ukip) parliamentary candidate for Finchley and Golders Green.

The 54-year-old lives in Ilford with his wife and their 15-year-old daughter, who the couple adopted from India.

Mr King, who is self-employed and specialises in IT, project management and financial planning, is clear that solving many of the country’s problems depends on leaving the European Union (EU).

He said: “I believe in controlled immigration which benefits us all, but our tolerant society is now under threat by uncontrolled immigration on a scale never experienced before.

“How can we plan with our limited resources when 300,000 extra people are migrating to Britain every year?


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“Our young people need school places, education and jobs; our elderly need proper care. We need decent wages, affordable housing, and lower crime. We should put local people first.”

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