Henry Bolton elected UKIP leader

Henry Bolton has been elected UKIP leader – the party’s fourth leader in just over a year.

The former soldier, who saw off a challenge from anti-Islam campaigner Anne Marie Waters, won with 30% of the vote.

He told the party conference: “Brexit is our core task.”

Mr Bolton, who was backed by Nigel Farage, stood for UKIP as police and crime commissioner in Kent in 2016, coming second.

Read on… http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-41447568

2 thoughts on “Henry Bolton elected UKIP leader

  1. .UKIP leadership results
    Winner: Henry Bolton, 3,874 votes (29.9%)
    2, Anne Marie Waters, 2,755 votes (21.3%)
    3. David Kurten, 2,201 votes (17%)
    4. John Rees-Evans, 2,021 votes (15.6%)
    5. Peter Whittle, 1,413 votes, (10.9%)
    6. Jane Collins, 566 votes, 4.4%
    7. Aidan Powlesland, 85 votes, 0.65%


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