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This UKIP Candidate Complained "F*cking Muslims" Don't Want Bacon Sandwiches

Alan Harris, the party's candidate for Oxford West and Abingdon, appears to have made the comment on a Facebook post.

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Harris, who joined UKIP in 2013 and became a parliamentary candidate last year, appears to have made a series of anti-Muslim posts on his Facebook page.

They were highlighted by Hope Not Hate, an anti-racism group that has consistently targeted UKIP candidates.

Earlier this week Harris launched the party's campaign in the Conservative-held constituency, where he stood alongside UKIP MEP Diane James.

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A UKIP spokesman told BuzzFeed News: "Our candidates department is looking into it."​

Alan Harris is not currently returning calls.

Jim Waterson is a politics editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

Contact Jim Waterson at jim.waterson@buzzfeed.com.

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