FORMER Ukip MP Douglas Carswell will not seek re-election on June 8 because it is “time to move on to other things,” he said yesterday.
He added that he would be voting Conservative in the snap general election.
The Clacton MP defected from Tories to Ukip in 2014...
Friday 21st Apr 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
DELEGATES at the National Union of Teachers (NUT) conference objected to a former Ukip candidate speaking out in opposition to an anti-racism motion yesterday.
NUT Kirklees delegate Aleksandar Lukic had already raised eyebrows at the conference when he voiced support for grammar...
Tuesday 18th Apr 2017
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
MORE EVIDENCE of Ukip’s existential crisis emerged yesterday when former MP Mark Reckless revealed that he is defecting back to the Conservatives.
He originally moved to Ukip in 2014 and subsequently won a by-election in his constituency of Rochester and Strood. But in the 2015...
Friday 7th Apr 2017
JEREMY CORBYN’S insistence that we must not allow “fear or the voices of hatred to divide or cow us,” following the deadly events in Westminster, is wise advice.
His counsel of unity and letting the police carry out their responsibilities without a chorus of...
Friday 24th Mar 2017
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
THE Conservative Party may have under-reported how much it spent fending off Ukip candidate Nigel Farage in South Thanet during the 2015 general election, the Electoral Commission said yesterday.
The allegations centre around a Conservative national anti-Ukip campaign which was based...
Friday 17th Mar 2017
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
UKIP’S main financial donor Arron Banks announced yesterday that he has severed ties with the party.
The insurance tycoon, who funded the Leave.EU campaign and gave £1 million to Ukip in the run-up to the last general election, said he would now concentrate on setting up a...
Wednesday 15th Mar 2017
Ukip chief blames Labour for humiliation over Hillsborough
Monday 6th Mar 2017
UKIP’S crisis deepened yesterday when leader Paul Nuttall called a meeting with Douglas Carswell, the party’s only MP, after Nigel Farage urged Mr Carswell’s expulsion.
The former leader launched an attack on the Clacton MP in his Daily Telegraph column, saying there...
Wednesday 1st Mar 2017
MULTIMILLIONAIRE Arron Banks has demanded that Ukip appoint him chair of that party or else he will take his cash elsewhere.
He appears to have caught a nasty dose of “Trumpitis,” presumably from his pal Nigel Farage, former Ukip leader and the US president’s dining...
Tuesday 28th Feb 2017
Millionaire businessman says party is run like a jumble sale
Monday 27th Feb 2017