United Kingdom Independence Party

Douglas Carswell Should Call for Ukip Leadership Election

Dan Ehrlich | Posted 17.05.2016 | UK Politics
Dan Ehrlich

Carswell should be interim party leader and call for a vote on who the permanent head should be. If Farage wants to be considered, fine. But as things stand now, the party is being lead by a lame duck... a man who lost but refuses to leave, staying on not by popular demand but buy request of some of his lieutenants.

The Fallout From Rochester and Strood and What It Means for the 2015 General Election (If Anything)

Dr David Cutts | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Politics
Dr David Cutts

Ukip is a threat to the two established parties. It might not win many seats in the 2015 general election but on its current national polling it could have significant impact on the final result. And as a consequence, both the Conservatives and Labour need to find answers to re-engage their disaffected traditional voters if they are to stem the Ukip tide.

Ukip in Government? No So Far-Fetched Now

Dan Ehrlich | Posted 27.07.2014 | UK Politics
Dan Ehrlich

What Nick Clegg and his Lib-Dem colleagues should have learned from their poll disaster is that hard and fast political dogma is suicidal in the changing fortunes of time. Their steadfast support for the UK's European Union membership, in spite of all popular opinion polls showing negative views of the EU, sealed their fate...

Farage Braves Scotland Again

Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.06.2013 | UK Politics

Ukip leader Nigel Farage has said he is "greatly looking forward" to visiting Scotland today, one month after his attempt to visit Edinburgh saw him ...

Support For Ukip Slumps By A Third

PA | Posted 11.08.2013 | UK

Support for Ukip has faded just a month after a surge of popularity for the party in last month's council elections, a new poll has suggested. Nige...

Restoring Democracy, Order UKIP's Growing Appeal

Dan Ehrlich | Posted 06.07.2013 | UK Politics
Dan Ehrlich

The rise of the United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) is an expression of frustration with the establishment political parties in not creating jobs, ceding home rule to the European Union while fostering growing disorder in large sections of the population.

Ukip's Anti-EU Diatribe Must Be Fought

Daniel M. Swain | Posted 06.07.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Daniel M. Swain

The Labour Party, as the only real party of opposition, needs to realise their responsibility, and re-affirm their internationalism by informing the public properly about, and politically supporting, the European Union.

Are Nigel Farage's Ukip the British Tea Party?

Christopher Goodfellow | Posted 01.07.2013 | UK Politics
Christopher Goodfellow

Comparisons between Ukip and the Tea Party were made as early as 2010, when the bible-thumping faction of the Republican Party challenged for seats in the House and the Senate. Both are nationalistic, seek a small government, provide a protest vote and are the underdogs of mainstream politics.

Please Don't Hurt Me: Tories Favour Electoral Pact With Ukip

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 06.08.2012 | UK Politics

David Cameron should form a non-aggression pact with the United Kingdom Independence Party at the next general election amid fears the anti-EU party c...

Peer Accuses Germany Of Persuing Holocaust Style Policies Against Greece

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 17.02.2012 | UK Politics

A member of the House of Lords has been criticised for comparing German economic policy to the Holocaust. Speaking during a parliamentary debate o...

Farage To Accuse Cameron Of 'Deception' Over EU

PA | Posted 08.11.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- UK Independence Party leader Nigel Farage will accuse David Cameron of "mass deception" of Conservative voters over issues like i...