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  • 3 Dec 2019

    Leave.EU – the largest pro-Brexit campaign in Britain, set up and run by the millionaire Arron Banks – have been accused of hijacking personal data during the Referendum campaign.

  • 15 May 2019

    Four members of the Welsh Assembly have today announced they’ve joined the Brexit Party.

  • 18 Apr 2019

    Ukip have launched its EU election campaign, with their leader insisting the party is the “true voice” of Brexit. But just as Gerard Batten unveiled his top candidates, there were calls from some UKIP members to deselect one of them for offensive comments made online.

  • 4 May 2018

    The one party with not much to celebrate today is Ukip. The Tories appear to have been the main beneficiary of its collapse in many areas, and especially in the West Midlands. Dudley and Walsall, traditional Labour towns, now have as many Tory councillors as Labour ones.

  • 17 Feb 2018

    Ukip has lost another leader as members back a no confidence motion against Henry Bolton. Mr Bolton was only in the job for a few months – with the party now left with more uncertainty and another leadership election within 90 days.

  • 23 Jan 2018

    Despite resignations from more than a dozen colleagues, Ukip leader Henry Bolton isn’t budging. On Sunday, Ukip’s national executive voted no confidence in Mr Bolton following the controversy around his recent girlfriend Jo Marney and several racist comments she made on social media. Now Ukip will hold an extraordinary general meeting on 17 February to decide Mr…

  • 22 Jan 2018

    Liz Jones, who stood for the Ukip leadership in 2016 and sits on the party’s national executive committee, and Ukip member Richard Palmer discuss Henry Bolton.

  • 22 Jan 2018

    So certain that he repeated it: Henry Bolton has declared he won’t resign as Ukip leader, despite a series of key party figures quitting in protest. Unbowed by yesterday’s vote of no confidence, Mr Bolton insisted today he would fight on, declaring the party’s ruling body needed “significant and urgent reform”.

  • 21 Jan 2018

    Ukip’s ruling national executive has unanimously backed a no-confidence motion in the party leader Henry Bolton – well, unanimously apart from Mr Bolton himself. He’s insisted he won’t step down. Earlier Mr Bolton warned that if he was kicked out of the job – the party “is probably over”. Party officials tried to keep details…

  • 29 Sep 2017

    Ukip has avoided a split in its ranks after a former army officer was elected as its new leader, beating the far-right, anti-Islamic, candidate, Anne Marie Waters. Henry Bolton secured over 3,800 votes, 1,000 more than Ms Waters, who came second. The result, announced at the party’s conference in Torquay, was greeted with cheers in…

  • 7 Jun 2017

    Theresa May aims last campaign message at Ukip voters

    The CCHQ core team last night produced a final campaign message that didn’t so much dog whistle at Ukip voters as blast a fog horn at them.

  • 2 Jun 2017

    Today, Doncaster. Yesterday, Teesside, West Yorkshire and Derbyshire. All lifelong Labour heartlands. So why has Theresa May been campaigning there?  The answer  – Conservative strategists believe they can persuade Labour supporters who switched to Ukip at the last general election to back Theresa May this time,turning those seats into a sea of blue. But with…

  • 25 May 2017

    Campaigning for the General Election resumed at a national level today when the United Kingdom Independence Party launched their manifesto – having postponed it yesterday. The document promises significant increases in police and military personnel, billions extra for the NHS and a commitment to reduce net migration to zero. Yet in the light of Monday’s…

  • 28 Apr 2017

    Ukip formally launched its general election campaign today, promising to be the “backbone” of Brexit and making sure that Britain fully left the European Union.

  • 6 Apr 2017

    To lose its only MP might look like misfortune – to lose an Assembly member too looks rather like chaos. Ukip has been plunged into yet more turmoil today as Welsh AM Mark Reckless announced he was leaving the party – and would be sitting with the Conservative group instead.