Mary Creagh MP: we need to stand up racism & prejudice wherever we find it

"We cannot allow this type of political rhetoric to be normalised by politicians, and then to poison the bloodstream of our politics in this country, it's not patriotic, and it's not what Britain's about."

Following the news today that hate crimes have reached record levels since the EU referendum, Labour MP Mary Creagh is right to say that we should stand up to racism and prejudice wherever we find it: