Donald Trump petition: Hackney North and Stoke Newington has UK’s second-highest number of anti-Trump backers

Theresa May meeting US President Donald Trump in the Oval Office. Mr Trump's state visit to the UK w

Theresa May meeting US President Donald Trump in the Oval Office. Mr Trump's state visit to the UK will go ahead despite widespread outrage over the travel ban on Muslims and refugees. Picture: Stefan Rousseau/PA - Credit: PA Wire/PA Images

Approaching 8,000 people in Diane Abbott’s Hackney North and Stoke Newington constituency have backed a petition urging the government not to let US president Donald Trump visit the Queen.

Hackney North and Stoke Newington MP Diane Abbott. Picture: Isabel Infantes/PA Wire

Hackney North and Stoke Newington MP Diane Abbott. Picture: Isabel Infantes/PA Wire - Credit: PA Wire/PA Images

As of 11.45am, 7,548 people – 5.5 per cent of the constituency population – had signed the petition calling for Mr Trump to be prevented from making a UK state visit in the wake of his immigration clampdown.

That quantity put it second in the UK – behind only Bristol West’s 7,667.

In Meg Hillier’s Hackney South and Shoreditch constituency, 6,760 people – 5.3pc – had signed.

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