Tommy Robinson ‘stands to make £1m’ on US speaking tour

Anti-fascist campaigners fear former EDL leader could use money to fund UK tour

Tommy Robinson could make more than £1m from a potential trip to the US next month, making him one of the best funded far-right figures since the second world war, an analysis by anti-fascist campaigners says.

The English Defence League founder, whose real name is Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, has been invited to give an address in Washington by members of Congress and is waiting to see if US authorities will grant a visa for the event, scheduled for 14 November.

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Source: theguardian