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Girlfriend of ex-Ukip leader defends Grenfell immigrants remark

Girlfriend of ex-Ukip leader defends Grenfell immigrants remark Jo Marney says comments that led to Henry Bolton’s ousting were trying to raise a valid issue The girlfriend of the former Ukip leader Henry Bolton has defended some of her offensive … Continue reading

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Islam is a death cult, says Ukip’s latest acting leader, Gerard Batten

Gerard Batten, a London MEP, made an early pitch to become Ukip’s fifth leader in 18 months yesterday, proposing to limit new mosques and claiming that a “significant minority” of Muslims held extremist views. He took over as acting leader … Continue reading

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UKIP members voted to sack embattled leader Henry Bolton

UKIP members have voted to sack leader Henry Bolton after controversy over racist messages sent by his partner. The former army officer’s fate was decided after 63% voted to back a no confidence motion at an extraordinary general meeting in … Continue reading

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UKIP: Henry Bolton faces make-or-break leadership vote

Around 2,000 UKIP members are in Birmingham to vote on whether to back or sack party leader Henry Bolton. The meeting will decide the fate of the former army officer, who has been in the job for less than six … Continue reading

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Judgement Sir Kevin Barron MP & Ors -v- Jane Collins MEP & Ors

Sir Kevin Barron MP & Ors -v- Jane Collins MEP & Ors summary Sir Kevin Barron MP & Ors -v- Jane Collins MEP & Ors judgment Joint statement from Kevin Barron MP, John Healey MP & Sarah Champion MP Reacting … Continue reading

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UKIP chair to step down after leadership vote

The chairman of UKIP is to step down after overseeing next Saturday’s vote on the future of leader Henry Bolton. Paul Oakden said he had intended to step down last autumn, but agreed to stay on for a short time … Continue reading

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UKIP leader Henry Bolton: It’s not all over

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 … Continue reading

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