Gerard Batten

Ukip Divided Over £1.5 Million Taxpayer Windfall

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 15.12.2014 | UK Politics

Ukip is opposed to Europe, but not opposed to taking a £1.5 million windfall of European taxpayers' cash, according to a BBC Newsnight report. The...

Ned Simons

Not Party Policy To Give Voters An EU Referendum, Says Ukip MEP | Ned Simons | Posted 26.09.2014 | UK Politics

If Ukip holds the balance of power after the next election it would try and persuade the government to lead the United Kingdom out of the European Uni...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: The Ukip Moment?

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 22.05.2014 | UK Politics

Here's the one thing you need to know on Thursday 22 May 2014... THE UKIP MOMENT? It's election day. The Thursday we've all been waiting for. We...

Asa Bennett

Meet Ukip MEP Gerard Batten Who Likes The Odd Conspiracy Theory | Asa Bennett | Posted 21.05.2014 | UK Politics

He believes the European Union was conceived by Nazi Germany, suggests the Bilderberg Group is a "shadow world government", and wants to ban the buil...

Ukip MEP Has Brick Smashed Through His Window

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 14.05.2014 | UK

Police are investigating an attack on the east London home of a Ukip MEP, which the party called the latest in a series of attempts to intimidate the ...

The Great Ukip Racism Debate - Debunking the Six Main Myths

Mehdi Hasan | Posted 06.07.2014 | UK Politics
Mehdi Hasan

Whether or not Ukip is a racist party per se is a distraction from much bigger and more important questions: why is it so attractive to 'loonies, fruitcakes and closet racists'? And how do its leaders get away with making racist, xenophobic and Islamophobic remarks?

We Need a Sensible Debate About Immigration

Syed Kamall | Posted 08.04.2014 | UK Politics
Syed Kamall

As the son of immigrants, I grew up living in a community in North London alongside people from numerous different backgrounds and cultures. I know how much immigrants can contribute to British society and we should welcome those who work hard and make a contribution. However, we have to take seriously, and address, public anxiety over the potential scale and effect of immigration from Eastern European countries.

Ukip: A Laugh a Minute?

Dan Holliday | Posted 08.04.2014 | UK Politics
Dan Holliday

If UKIP took itself about as seriously as the Monster Raving Loony Party takes itself, then it would be a laugh a minute. The fact that UKIP does take itself seriously is actually rather sad.

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Tax Cuts? Over My Dead Body!

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 05.02.2014 | UK Politics

Here are the five things you need to know on Wednesday 5 February 2014... 1) TAX CUTS? OVER MY DEAD BODY? Tories who are desperate for the Trea...

Ukip MEP Gerard Batten Wants Muslims To Sign Charter Denouncing Passages Of Qur'an

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 05.02.2014 | UK

UPDATE: Syed Kamall, leader of Britain's Conservative MEPs, has delivered a letter to the (empty) desk of his fellow London MEP Gerard Batten in the S...

The Left Start to Take Ukip Seriously - Is That Why They Are Attacked?

Janice Atkinson | Posted 25.08.2013 | UK Politics
Janice Atkinson

The Left are finally taking Ukip seriously because we are taking their votes. We have seen a recent spate of bad news stories directed at Ukip. Ukip's founder, Alan Sked is setting up and alternative 'left wing Ukip' and Miliband advisor, Stewart Wood, let slip that Labour will probably sign up to a referendum before the next election.

Bilderberg: Day One

Ellen Grace Jones | Posted 07.08.2013 | UK Politics
Ellen Grace Jones

IF you go down to the Grove today you're in for a big surprise... It's day one of Bilderberg. For the diehards - it's THE day to go to snatch the chance to witness a passing delegate zipping through the gates in a blackened Mercedes up to their weekend lair. Could it be Kissinger? Or did those mysterious silhouetted jowls belong to LinkedIn's Reid Hoffman?