Election blow for Ukip as Yorkshire leaders walk out

UKIP has suffered a major pre-election blow in one of its heartlands after the hierarchy of the party’s branch in Rotherham all resigned, with the local chairman bluntly stating party leader Paul Nuttall is “the wrong man for the job”.

The town currently has 13 Ukip councillors and the party came second to Labour in each of the three local Parliamentary constituencies at the 2015 general election, but the current campaign has now lapsed into chaos with question marks over whether Ukip will fight all three seats on June 8.

Read more at: http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/politics/general-election/election-blow-for-ukip-as-yorkshire-leaders-walk-out-1-8528120

Ukip in ‘disarray’ after South Yorkshire branch members resign in protest against Paul Nuttall

A South Yorkshire branch of Ukip is in ‘disarray’ after its senior members resigned in protest at national leader Paul Nuttall’s leadership.

The Rotherham branch’s chairman, vice-chairman, secretary and treasurer resigned this week, citing dissatisfaction with Ukip’s direction and the performance of Nuttall.

The town currently has 13 Ukip councillors and the party came second to Labour in each of the three local Parliamentary constituencies at the 2015 general election, but there are now question marks over whether Ukip will fight all three seats on June 8.

Read on… http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/ukip-in-disarray-after-south-yorkshire-branch-members-resign-in-protest-against-paul-nuttall-1-8528377

See also: News of UKIP Rotherham

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One Response to Election blow for Ukip as Yorkshire leaders walk out

  1. Cllr. Nigel Simpson says:

    Did he jump, or was he about to be pushed (again)?
    UKIP is changing, modernising and regrouping –
    to be a better party for Rotherham’s future and for ALL
    of the residents and businesses, in and around our town…
    It really is a Time for Change.

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