UKIP leader Henry Bolton: It’s not all over
UKIP leader Henry Bolton is confident he will win the backing of his party in a vote of members next weekend, he told the BBC’s Andrew Marr.
Mr Bolton suggested he was still in a relationship with Jo Marney, whose racist texts about Meghan Markle sparked a no-confidence vote in him.
“There are strong affections there, yes,” he told Andrew Marr.
But he said the party had to reform under his leadership or continue to be on the sidelines in the Brexit debate.
UKIP leader Henry Bolton defends Jo Marney relationship
Speaking to Andrew Marr, UKIP leader Henry Bolton says he is confident in his position, despite suggesting he remains in a relationship with Jo Marney, whose racist texts about Meghan Markle sparked a no confidence in him.
Henry Bolton admits he is still in love with Jo Marney despite the affair raising ‘serious questions’ about his judgment
Henry Bolton has admitted that he still has “strong affections” for the model Jo Marney despite the affair raising “serious questions” about his judgment.
Ahead of UKIP’s extraordinary general meeting next weekend, which will decide Mr Bolton’s fate, the embattled party leader said that he was still in love with Ms Marney, who has been widely condemned for making racist comments about Meghan Markle.
Asked by the BBC’s Andrew Marr if he was still in love with the 25-year-old, Mr Bolton said: “There are strong affections there yes”.