Nigel Farage Ukip

Ukip's 'Scrooge' Voters Really Do Not Like Charity

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 18.12.2014 | UK Politics

Ukip voters are by far the biggest cynics towards charity, research has found, leading some to dub the party's supporters the "Scrooges of the coming ...

Russell Brand Says Farage Wants Children 'To Be Afraid'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 12.12.2014 | UK Politics

Russell Brand has accused Nigel Farage of telling the Question TIme audience that he backed the right for parents' to hit their children as "it's good...

Daily Express Chief Richard Desmond Set To Give £300k To Ukip

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 12.12.2014 | UK Politics

Daily Express owner Richard Desmond has reportedly agreed to donate £300,000 to Ukip, in a massive boost for the party's finances just months before ...

Brand And Farage Leave Their Best Insults Until AFTER Question Time

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 12.12.2014 | UK Politics

Russell Brand and Nigel Farage's clash on the Question Time panel may have seemed a bit muted, but they saved their best barbs for afterwards. The ...

5 Questions Russell Brand Could Ask Nigel Farage On Question Time

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.12.2014 | UK Politics

Russell Brand and Nigel Farage are going to provide some political fireworks on the BBC's Question Time as two flamboyant - but politically contrary -...

5 Questions Nigel Farage Could Ask Russell Brand On Question Time

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.12.2014 | UK Politics

Russell Brand and Nigel Farage are set for a colourful clash on Thursday night as the two flamboyant - but politically contrary - figures star on the ...

Asa Bennett

'Our Maps Are Like Dad's Army': Out And About With Ukip's By-Election Insurgents

HuffingtonPost.com | Asa Bennett | Posted 20.11.2014 | UK Politics

As Ukip prepare to send an unprecedented second MP to Westminster on Thursday, HuffPostUK's Asa Bennett embedded himself with the "People's Ar...

Why Does Political Apathy Exist? Because Politics Is Boring

Umar Hanif | Posted 11.11.2014 | UK Politics
Umar Hanif

Let's face it - politics is not exciting anymore. In fact it's rather depressing. Look across the political spectrum and you'll find a mass of faceless politicians whose inspiration is derived from focus groups and lobbyists. They stand for winning elections and little else; perhaps why it's hard to discern what ideological substance each party consists of.

The Conservative Party Must Not Pander to Ukip Hysteria About Europe

Sajjad Karim MEP | Posted 06.11.2014 | UK Politics
Sajjad Karim MEP

The Conservative party must not become a Ukip proxy. We cannot as a centre-right party be drawn into the hubris and hysteria of populism that demands total withdrawal from Europe while ignoring the obvious dangers of such action and spurning the opportunity for reform that lies ahead of us.

Asa Bennett

Farage Warns Britain Is Now Europe's 'Cheap Labour Economy'

HuffingtonPost.com | Asa Bennett | Posted 05.11.2014 | UK Politics

Britain has become "the cheap labour economy of the European Union" due to the "uncontrolled" influx of migrants, Nigel Farage has warned. Speaking...

Asa Bennett

Back Same Sex Marriage? This Gay Ukip MEP Thinks You're An 'Equality Nazi'

HuffingtonPost.com | Asa Bennett | Posted 30.10.2014 | UK Politics

Gay marriage supporters are "equality Nazis" who helped push through something that only matters to "some queen who wants to dress up in a bridal froc...

Cameron 'Pandering To Ukip' With Controversial New Peer

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK Politics

David Cameron has been accused of "yet again running scared of Ukip" by appointing the head of a controversial anti-migration pressure group to the Ho...

A Labour MP Thinks Ukip Would 'Decimate' Efforts To Tackle Ebola

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 13.10.2014 | UK Politics

Ukip would "decimate" Britain's aid budget and hamper efforts to tackle the Ebola virus, a Labour MP has suggested. Speaking in the House of Common...

Ed Miliband Even Getting Flak From Lord Sugar

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 13.10.2014 | UK Politics

Ed Miliband's leadership woes have not eased as Labour peer Lord Sugar warned that he was "not liked by a lot of people". This comes as former cabi...

Just When You Thought It Couldn't Get Any Worse For Ed Miliband...

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 10.10.2014 | UK Politics

There are fresh concerns in Labour's ranks today about Ed Miliband after the party narrowly scraped a byelection victory last night, with one senior m...

Farage Under Fire For These Rather Provocative NHS Comments...

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 09.10.2014 | UK Politics

Nigel Farage has come under fire after calling for corporations to be allowed to "run the National Health Service and streamline it". The Ukip lea...

Ukip Defend Man Who Fears 'Gaystapo' Joining Party

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 07.10.2014 | UK Politics

Ukip has been forced to defend the fact that controversial ex-Christian Peoples Alliance leader Alan Craig, who once dubbed gay rights activists the "...

7 Things Ukip's New Donor Could Have Better Spent His £900,000 On

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 02.10.2014 | UK Politics

Ukip's new backer, former Tory party donor Arron Banks, pledged yesterday to give the party a massive £1 million donation, in a huge boost for its co...

Farage Is Quids In Thanks To His New Millionaire Backer

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK Politics

Nigel Farage's latest Tory defector, the former party donor Arron Banks, has pledged to give Ukip a massive £1 million donation, in a huge boost for ...

Asa Bennett

Vote Tory And You May Find It Harder To Travel Around Europe

HuffingtonPost.com | Asa Bennett | Posted 30.09.2014 | UK Politics

The Conservatives will push to change the European principle of free movement if they win the next election in a bid to curb the number of immigrants ...

Asa Bennett

Tory MP Has No Problem With Farage Being Deputy Prime Minister

HuffingtonPost.com | Asa Bennett | Posted 30.09.2014 | UK Politics

Jacob Rees-Mogg has urged the Tories to forge closer links with Ukip, going as far as having Nigel Farage become deputy prime minister in a new Tory-U...

'Ukip Has Taken Over The Tory Party'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 30.09.2014 | UK Politics

The Tories have been accused of trying to "appease" Ukip by hosting the leader of a controversial Finnish eurosceptic party at their annual conference...

Here's Why Ukip Won't Change Its Name If Scots Back Independence

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 11.09.2014 | UK Politics

Nigel Farage's United Kingdom Independence Party (Ukip) has dashed speculation that it could be forced to change its name if Scots back independence n...

Asa Bennett

Will Labour MPs Join Ukip? One Says That Is 'Wishful Thinking'

HuffingtonPost.com | Asa Bennett | Posted 29.08.2014 | UK Politics

Ukip's claim that several Labour MPs could follow former Tory Douglas Carswell and defect to Nigel Farage's party has been derided as "wishful thinkin...

Disgraced Ex-Tory MP Neil Hamilton Hopes To Become Ukip MP

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.08.2014 | UK Politics

Neil Hamilton, the disgraced former Tory MP who is now deputy chairman of Ukip, has revealed he is bidding to become Ukip's candidate for the parliame...