Far-right Dutch MP Geert Wilders arrives in UK

The Dutch far-right politician Geert Wilders expanded on his controversial views on Islam on arrival in the UK today and described the decision to allow him into the country as a “victory for the freedom of speech”.

At a press conference moved inside the Houses of Parliament because of fears for Wilders’s safety, the Freedom party leader said that Islamic culture was inferior to western cultures. “I have a problem with the Islamic ideology, the Islamic culture, because I feel that the more Islam that we get in our societies the less freedom that we get,” he said.

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