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Letters to the Editor – Tuesday 12th September 2017

September 12, 2017 // 56 Comments

The first letter today is a must-read, not only for the still ongoing debate about the candidates in the current leadership election but for the general debate which won’t stop because we’ve elected a new leader. It’s about a hot subject: FGM. We Kippers base our arguments on data, not on [...]

Dr Tomasz Slivnik: Open Letter to Members

September 9, 2017 // 199 Comments

Dear Friends, We are about to vote in a critically important leadership election. There is a real choice of candidates with very different views on offer. If the right candidate wins, I firmly believe UKIP’s future can again be very bright. If the wrong candidate wins, not only is UKIP [...]

Leadership Elections – Campaign News

September 3, 2017 // 16 Comments

We received the following press release from Henry Bolton’s Campaign Office which we reproduce unabridged: A week can be a long time in politics and during this last week there were some significant developments in the Bolton Campaign. The last seven days have seen Nigel Farage being announced as [...]

The NEC and that legal challenge

August 26, 2017 // 42 Comments

The NEC allowing Anne Marie Waters to stand for Party Leadership reputedly put Crowther’s and Oakden’s nose considerably out of joint. For a while, a rumour was circulating that they would find a way at the last minute to spring up a reason to remove her as a candidate, citing an [...]

David Allen Steps Down

August 24, 2017 // 29 Comments

As an activist and local campaigner, having sought elected office unsuccessfully on multiple occasions and not being a part of the party hierarchy, the leadership election was always going to be a step too far. Not because of ability, or experience, or knowledge or innovation, but simply because [...]

Leadership candidates named

August 11, 2017 // 36 Comments

All 11 candidates for the UKIP leadership have been passed by the NEC and will all appear on the ballot papers to go out next month. The NEC met today to consider the eligibility of each of those members who applied to become candidates in the Leadership Election to go forward to the ballot. [...]