As a neutral organisation, we cannot benefit from something which overtly supports one political party. In addition, the Red Cross has a proud history of helping refugees and asylum seekers who are negatively referred to in the lyrics.
The Red Cross, who know full well that charitable donation doesn’t absolve you of guilt. Georgia Graham, ‘Ukip fury as Red Cross reject Calypso song charity donation for ebola victims’, The Telegraph, 22 October 2014, 6:22 BST (accessed 23 October 2014, 12:15 BST).Telegraph Piece
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