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Donald Trump travel ban: Thousands of west Londoners sign the pro-Trump petition

A counter-petition has been set up saying the UK should not stifle free speech

A petition in support of Donald Trump making a state visit to the UK has received more than 250,000 signatures.

The counter-petition was set up in protest at an earlier petition which called for the United States of America president to be barred from entering the country , after he signed an Executive Order banning people from mainly seven Muslim countries from entering the US.

The latest petition was set up by Alan Brown, and has been backed nearly 300,000 people at around 4pm on Friday (February 3).

A map showing how how many Londoners have signed teh pro-Trump petition

He argued: “Donald Trump should be invited to make an official State Visit because he is the leader of a free world and U.K. is a country that supports free speech and does not believe that people that appose our point of view should be gagged.”

Number of people in west London who have signed the pro-Trump petition

Constituency No of people who have signed the pro-Trump petition (Correct 3.00pm, Feb 3) % of constituents to who have signed petition (Correct 3.00pm, Feb 3)
Ealing Central and Acton 390 0.32
Hammersmith 366 0.32
Cities of London and Westminster 822 0.7
Brentford and Isleworth 443 0.33
Kensington 435 0.38
Westminster North 313 0.25
Brent Central 236 0.17
Chelsea and Fulham 495 0.47
Ealing North 306 0.25
Brent North 263 0.2
Harrow West 280 0.26
Ealing, Southall 208 0.21
Ruislip, Northwood, Pinner 509 0.53
Uxbridge and South Ruislip 486 0.45
Feltham and Heston 422 0.32
Harrow East 293 0.27
Hayes and Harlington 343 0.28

However, his petition is dwarfed by the original anti-Trump petition, which is approaching 2 million signataries.

That was set up by Graham Guest who argued a state visit would be embarrassing fro the Queen .

He said: “Donald Trump’s well documented misogyny and vulgarity disqualifies him from being received by Her Majesty the Queen or the Prince of Wales.

"Therefore during the term of his presidency Donald Trump should not be invited to the United Kingdom for an official State Visit .”

It comes after protests were held around the world following the executive order , which impacts citizens of Syria, Iraq, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia and Yemen.

The pro Trump petition can seen here .

Those opposing a state visit can click here .

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