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Tory candidate joked about Jews, chavs and AIDS on Twitter

A storm has erupted on social media after offensive tweets about Anne Frank and AIDS were found on a..

By admin , in Cambridge , at April 26, 2018

A storm has erupted on social media after offensive tweets about Anne Frank and AIDS were found on a Conservative Party candidate's Twitter account.

George Stoakley, was to stand for election in May for the Fulbourn and Fen Ditton ward in Cambridgeshire.

In the Tweets the 23-year-old referenced Anne Frank and her family's effort to hide from the Nazis.

He also referred to AIDS being 'weaponised semen'.

In other Tweets Mr Stoakley said he envied Jeremy Kyle's job because he got to 'shout at chavs all day'.

The tweets, which have caused widespread disgust, date back to 2013 and 2014.

Many have suggested he is unfit to stand and this morning (April 26) Mr Stoakley no longer appears on the list of candidates for the Fen Ditton and Fulbourn ward on South Cambridgeshire Conservatives website.

He remains on the list for South Cambridgeshire District Council.

Mr Stoakley has since made his Twitter feed private.

He had earlier begun deleting some of the controversial messages before making his account private.

He had also made comments about being pro guns in the UK, writing "Am I the only one who believes the UK should legalise hand guns"

In his Twitter biography the prospective councilllor he calls himself a 'libertarian Conservative'.

The News has contacted South Cambridgeshire Conservatives but it is yet to comment.

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