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Is UKIP about to tear itself apart?

Some evidence of UKIP’s current convulsions after the leadership contest. Below is the text of an email doing the rounds: “Please see messages from Mike Speakman he has resigned from UKIP. To all branch chairs. I am resigning from UKIP … Continue reading

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Failed Ukip leadership candidate Anne Marie Waters proclaims ‘Jihad 1, Truth 0’ after shock defeat

Notorious anti-Islam activist was beaten by Henry Bolton, a former soldier and police officer, in leadership race Populist anti-Islam activist Anne Marie Waters declared “Jihad 1, Truth 0” after losing her bid to become the new leader of Ukip. Ms Waters, … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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MEP Mike Hookem quits as Ukip whip over ‘extreme’ candidate

The Ukip MEP Mike Hookem has resigned as party whip after the anti-Islam candidate Anne Marie Waters was allowed to stand for the party’s leadership. Mr Hookem, who is deputy whip in the European parliament, was incensed by the support … Continue reading

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Who is standing for UKIP leader?

Who is standing for UKIP leader? Meet the candidates in the political battle hardly anyone’s noticed You probably don’t know, but UKIP’s choosing a new leader. Yes, another one. Here’s a beginner’s guide to the showdown you’ve never heard of … Continue reading

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