BBC Look North Reporter Danny Carpenter Investigated For Branding Tories ‘Vicious, Racist, New Nazis’

His post, in response by a comment by Caroline Lucas of the Green Party, was preceded with the comment: “Now let’s see the Labour party grow some proper balls and unite in the lobbies to vote out every cynical, vicious, racist and xenophobic piece of legislation these new Nazis propose.”

While it has been reported that Carpenter has been suspended from his role presenting Look North, the BBC would not confirm this is the case.

However, a BBC spokesperson did tell Huffington Post UK: “The impartiality of our journalism is of the utmost importance to us. We have clear social media guidelines for staff, which we take very seriously.