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Henry Bolton

UKIP and Young Independence Will Have a Great Relationship Going Forward

February 21, 2018 // 9 Comments

This article was first published at Kipper Central and is republished with kind permission. I am extremely pleased with the NEC’s decision to appoint Gerard Batten as our interim leader, but before I talk about the future, I would like to address the recent events that we have gone through as a [...]

MEPless and what to do about the NEC? – Part I

February 13, 2018 // 3 Comments

In recent time our spokesmen have tended to be drawn from the ranks of our MEPs. MEPs, funded by European tax payers, have resources, particularly of time, to pursue the party’s ends. It made a certain sense in the pre-referendum era for our spokespeople to be MEPs. The NEC, by contrast, has been [...]

Letters to the Editor – Tuesday 13th February 2018

February 13, 2018 // 21 Comments

In the run-up to the EGM, we are receiving numerous letters addressing the problems created by the current Leader. We will publish those as a priority and apologise to all our correspondents whose letters are held in the queue. They are not forgotten! The first letter is from our contributor Dr [...]

Open Letters to Members

February 12, 2018 // 15 Comments

[Ed: we re-publish this statements by Paula Walters with kind permission from Kipper Central, where it was first published.] I was always one of the NEC’s most vocal critics. Campaigning against a political elite, lording it over the rest of us.  My primary reason for standing in the NEC [...]


February 12, 2018 // 76 Comments

1. Why do we have leadership elections? By law all political parties are required to have a leader. This is governed by the Political Parties, Elections and Reforms Act 2000 (Section 24) which states that all political parties must have a leader, a nominating officer and a treasurer. The leader may [...]


February 10, 2018 // 17 Comments

Katie Fanning, a NEC member, and I attended yesterday’s (Feb 9th 2018) ‘Meeting with Henry Bolton’ in Bolton. It was a meeting for Northwest UKIP members. However, even though we’re both Northwest members neither Katie or I were formally invited. At first I was denied entry [...]

How UKIP Can Avoid Another Henry Bolton

February 6, 2018 // 104 Comments

The disastrous leadership of Henry Bolton now makes the problems we faced during the year before look like some kind of golden age. It’s become a cliché to say that UKIP is drinking in the last chance saloon – we have after all heard it time and time again – but surely, this time [...]

An Open Letter to Henry Bolton

February 6, 2018 // 63 Comments

Dear Henry, As you know I enthusiastically campaigned for you to become leader. I believed at the time that you had the right skill set to sort out the problems the Party faced at that time. I was, like many others frustrated by the seeming lack of progress in the first few months of your tenure as [...]

Henry Bolton on Manoeuvres – Frimley 27 January

February 5, 2018 // 32 Comments

If a week is a long time in politics, then the last three months is an aeon. Back in October, with a brand new leader, the Surrey Committee (Surrey’s branch chairmen) invited Henry Bolton to Surrey, to meet members and talk about his vision for the party. An informal and friendly meeting, no need [...]
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