Tory Candidate Apologises For Retweets

THE Conservative Party's general election candidate for Lincoln has apologised for retweeting comments made by people with far-right views.

The tweets were found by a campaign group which labels itself as an anti-fascist group.

It says Karl McCartney retweeted posts made by right-wing campaigners, including Tommy Robinson.

In a statement, Mr McCartney said he apologised "unreservedly".

"In no way do I endorse the tweets or the accounts behind them.”

“I accept retweeting them was ill-judged and could cause offence.”

"This divisive figure has no place in our politics or public life.”