Tag Archives: UKIP

Independence is a state of real integrity


When Douglas Carswell and Mark Reckless decided that they could no longer support Conservative Party policies in August and September 2014 respectively, and that they were going to join UKIP I wrote of their integrity in going to their constituents … Continue reading

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UKIPs own Donald Trump?


It is hard to believe in the strategy that UKIP currently appear set upon as the political career of Paul Nuttall seems to be coming to an end. His interview with Michael Crick of Channel 4 on the Streets of … Continue reading

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Between a rock and a soft place


In the last few days the Executive Orders emanating from the White House and their chaotic nature have taken many of those I know who voiced support for Donald Trump by surprise and caused them to rephrase their support. However … Continue reading

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Political leadership we don’t need


One of the deeply anti-democratic elements of the system that elects British MEPs is that the those who are on the top of the list of parties that have widespread support are guaranteed (or have been guaranteed) that they will … Continue reading

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In whose name?


The pathetic and ridiculous over reaction by the Vote Leave campaign over the decision by ITV to invite Nigel Farage to debate the EU with David Cameron reveals an insight into the way in which such debates and hustings are … Continue reading

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The un-democrats


The argument that the EU is un-democratic appears to have gained a great deal of traction and resonance amongst many people as we look forward to the referendum in exactly 13 weeks time. In my own view this is only … Continue reading

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Time for an integrity check


Daniel Hannan, Conservative MEP for our region is backing the Brexit campaign, along with a number of other Conservative MEPs including Syed Kamall, MEP for London and also the leader of the Conservatives in the European Parliament. Add to these … Continue reading

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