Ukip pledges to ban the burka and outlaw Sharia law as party’s election manifesto aims at core supporters

Ukip will promise on Monday to ban the burka from being worn in public as it shelves a rebrand that was planned before the election.

The party’s first election manifesto pledges will be based on its an “integration agenda” aimed at its core supporters.

Sharia law – the religious rules that form part of Islamic tradition – will be outlawed in the UK under the party’s proposals.

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