A UKIP poster close to the Liberty Stadium where the party will be holding a rally this evening has been vandalised.
The poster is one of a series which have attracted controversy, with some claiming they carry a racist message.
The poster normally depicts a construction worker sat on a pavement begging, with the words: “EU policy at work. British workers are hit hard by unlimited cheap labour.”
The poster urges people to ‘take back control of our country’ by voting for UKIP in the European elections on May 22.
But now it carries a different message.
Awesome reworking of the UKIP poster outside Swansea's Liberty Stadium. pic.twitter.com/vk3jXdwQ7O
— Rebecca Evans AM (@RebeccaEvansAM) April 30, 2014
Alongside the begging construction worker is the message: “Blaming immigrants just lets your boss off the hook”.
And to the right are the words: “Demand better pay and conditions. Look after each other, join a trade union.”
The poster was tweeted by Rebecca Evans, Labour AM for Mid and West Wales.
UKIP leader Nigel Farage is due to do a walkabout in Swansea’s Oxford Street this afternoon ahead of a speech at the Liberty Stadium this evening.
It had been suggested he might announce in Swansea whether he was standing in the Newark by-election, triggered following the resignation of former Tory MP Patrick Mercer over a cash-for-questions scandal.
But he told Radio Four today he was not planning to stand for UKIP.