The leader of Ukip and his tea-boy Paul Nuttall are holding a ‘public meeting’ in Stoke later today.
Tickets to the event were advertised online so anyone could snatch them up.
So pranksters have done the obvious: snatched up all the free tickets available, with no aim of actually turning up.
One wrote on Facebook:
Some of the bitter cynical lefties i know are suggesting that it would be a fantastic wheeze to book tickets for this and then not show up. Obviously that would be WRONG
Don’t forget to book your tickets to see Paul Nuttall and Nigel Farage in Stoke on Monday…. tickets are free but space is limited. We don’t want them to be speaking to an empty room do we? …I booked four with each of my email addresses.
Anybody fancy a visit to see these 2 comedians… free tickets available now….
Tickets to the event are now all sold out.
The event is at 7pm in Stoke later today.
We can’t wait to hear about what sort of reception Farage and Nuttall get