Barrister admits extremist holds ‘repulsive’ political views


A right-wing extremist who plotted to murder a Labour MP with a machete was described by his own barrister today (MON) as a racist holding ‘vile’ and ‘repulsive’ political views. Jack Renshaw, 23, is on trial accused of planning to attack 67 year-old West Lancashire MP Rosie Cooper with a 19-inch Gladius sword on behalf of banned terror group National Action. He was allegedly given permission to carry out the killing by the leader of National Action Christopher Lythgoe, 32,…

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