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Ban the jobless from driving to ease congestion, Ukip candidate says

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Lynton Yates also argued cyclists should be forced to ride on the pavement and give way to pedestrians

Ukip candidate Lynton Yates has suggested that the jobless shouldn't drive
Ukip candidate Lynton Yates has suggested that the jobless shouldn’t drive Photo: PA
A Ukip candidate has said millions of benefits claimants should be banned from driving to ease congestion on Britain’s roads.

Lynton Yates, the party’s hopeful in Charnwood, Leicestershire, urged the jobless to “catch a bus” rather than clog the roads with traffic.

In a campaign leaflet handed to constituents, he argued all those who claim benefits should automatically have their driving licences suspended.

The 64-year-old also said cyclists should be forced to ride on the pavement and give way to pedestrians.

The leaflet reads: “”We could likely remove six million cars from the roads if benefits claimants were not driving. Why do they have the privilege to spend the tax payers’ hard earned money on a car, when…

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