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Electoral Reform (Stage 1), SAGE, the Party and Co-operation – Part 2.

October 27, 2017 // 21 Comments

Editor ~ This is the second part in a series by David Allen. You can read the first part on UkipDaily here. SAGE is part of a process whereby grassroots members have a say and a vote on party policy. It stands for Spokesmen’s Advisory Group Experts (a bit clunky, I know), and is the process by [...]

Heads should roll

October 16, 2017 // 19 Comments

One of the first decisions of Henry Bolton in his position as new leader was to state in the media (e.g. Daily Politics on 12 October) that our policy baseline is now the 2015 General Election Manifesto. The objective of this decision is to discard the Integration Agenda and the 2017 General [...]

Manifesto For Justice

June 1, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Bar Council’s Manifesto For Justice is a curious document. It makes some good points but is incoherent. It calls for respect for judicial independence and a legally-trained Lord Chancellor, but makes no mention of restoring the Lord Chancellor’s Department. The LCD respected judicial [...]

UKIP Manifesto Launch

May 25, 2017 // 17 Comments

UKIP leader Paul Nuttall introduced the party’s manifesto this morning. After paying tribute to the victims of Monday’s terror attack and the emergency services, he described the party as ‘the country’s insurance policy’, and added: “If the government starts to backslide they must know [...]

News review – Thursday 25 May 2017

May 25, 2017 // 2 Comments

Terror alert Independent Armed troops were sent into the Palace of Westminster today after Theresa May raised the terror threat level in the UK to “critical”. Parliament was also closed to the public following police advice in the wake of the Manchester bomb attack – adding to the feeling of [...]

Manifesto – What Manifesto?

May 22, 2017 // 12 Comments

On Wednesday the 24th of May we’ll finally get to see the UKIP Manifesto! Here are some interesting dates: The Tory Manifesto was published on Thursday the 18th May; the Labour Manifesto was published on Tuesday the 16th of May; the Libdem Manifesto was also published on Thursday the 18th of May. [...]

The Tory manifesto and the ECHR

May 21, 2017 // 23 Comments

The media, once again, were premature in writing off UKIP. They hadn’t anticipated the Tory manifesto, which leaves more room for UKIP to overtake on the right than you would normally find on the M4. It’s the most left-wing manifesto the Tory party has produced since the absurd Heath documents [...]

News review – Thursday 18 May 2017

May 18, 2017 // 6 Comments

Farage Westmonster Nigel Farage was on stellar form in the European Parliament this morning, helpfully pointing out that some 68% of Brits are now in favour of Brexit. Farage derided the EU murmurings of a ransom demand of up to £90 billion and insisted that “either we get some grown up, [...]

News review – Wednesday 17 May 2017

May 17, 2017 // 6 Comments

Brexit Express A FURIOUS euro MP today branded his own project a “laughing stock” over Brussels’ refusal to grant Britain its fair share of EU assets during the calculation of the Brexit divorce bill. Philippe Lamberts, the influential president of the Greens grouping, said it was [...]
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