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Members & staff of UKIP past & present. Committed to reforming the party by exposing the corruption and dishonesty that lies at its heart, in the hope of making it fit for purpose. Only by removing Nigel Farage and his sycophants on the NEC can we save UKIP from electoral oblivion. SEE: http://juniusonukip.blogspot.co.uk/2013/05/a-statement-re-junius.html

Tuesday, 17 December 2013

> Bloom & the British Movement!

Colin Jordon - British Movement Leader in the pre-Bloom era.

Surely it cannot be true? As if UKIP's BNP, NF, and EDL, and Oirish Republican connections were not bad enough, according to this report Godfrey Bloom has revived the British Movement. Is Bloom the new Colin Jordan?

You couldn't make it up!

Monday, 16 December 2013

> Ayling ailing!


As we know, all political careers end in failure, and Victoria Ayling's ended yesterday.

Exposed by her own mother as a former member of the National Front, it has emerged that she is also under police investigation over an alleged 'hate crime' against her ex-husband. She doesn't seem to get on very well with her family, does she?

The best bit is the way that Nigel Farage was so quick to stand by her last week after the release of the infamous 'Send them all back' video that set the scene for yesterday's bombshell. Didn't see that one coming, did you Nigel? Do you remember what you told the BBC last week, Nigel?

"Nigel Farage says he and the party stand by her. Mr Farage told BBC News that he could ‘see no reason’ to take action against Ms Ayling and he accepted her explanation."

Do you still stand by her, Nigel?

Friday, 13 December 2013

> Le Pen, Bloom, Ukip, & some 'untruths'


This week in the European Parliament, at a press conference hosted by Marine Le Pen, a journalist enquired as to the possibility of Godfrey Bloom joing Le Pen's far-right grouping after the 2014 euro elections.

Frank Obermeyer of the Austrian Freedom Party responded with some interesting statements.

"Godfrey Bloom is still a member of Ukip, and still a member of the EAF. We are working well with him, but at this moment it is uncertain if he will stand for Ukip, or as an independent".

So there we have it.

Bloom's reported resignation from Ukip did not happen.

Bloom's reported resignation from the EFD group in the European Parliament did not happen.

As of today, Decemer 13th, Bloom is still listed as a Ukip MEP sitting in the EFD group, as is confirmed here.

It was Le Pen's confirmation of Bloom's leading role in the extreme right EAF that caused much embarrassment to the party. Now Obermeyer has confirmed that the link is still there.

We predict that Bloom will stand for Ukip in 2014, and that after the elections Farage will take the party into a far right group. His only problem is how to present himself in the British press as being senior to Le Pen.

Sunday, 8 December 2013

> A Cunning Plan........


The case of Alexander Blackman has become a cause célébre. We learn tonight that Farage is planning to jump on the bandwagon now that others have identified the issue for him.

We wonder who will write the press statement for him. Farage's 'voice' will not be interested, as Blackman is in stir, and can't be shagged. Towler is isolated. And Kelly will not be well disposed towards Blackman given that the Royal Marines shot quite a few of his Republican chums back in the old days. Perhaps the Winball Pizard can knock something up - we understand he may be back on the scene shortly.

Expect something like "I, me, myself, was the only person, me, I, myself, who  has consistently said that Blackfellow or whatever his name is should be given a medal. Me, I, myself."

Oh dear, did we let the cat out of the bag, Nigel?

Thursday, 5 December 2013

> Has Steve Crowther Been Covering Up For A Paedophile In The UKIP Ranks?


So here it is. We have been picking up whispers about a paedophile scandal in the South West for some time now. David Gale's 'open letter to Nigel Farage' has finally brought matters into the open. The name of the individual referred to is known to us, as it is to Derbyshire CID. 'Grooming' is a criminal offence. So is complicity.

"One of the starkest examples of this lack of governance has been the tolerance of the party’s continued association with a convicted paedophile who, whilst no longer being a member, has continued to attend party functions and provide strategic UKIP documentation from his personal website. Party members with children, who have been asked for lifts to UKIP events by the paedophile, have been left unaware of the background of an individual who is on the sex offenders register for life. When warned about this individual, Chairman Steve Crowther has quite extraordinarily contrived means to remove the reporting individuals from the party. Through its lack of risk mitigating processes and actions, the party has knowingly exposed its members to undue risk.

My own efforts to raise the alarm have been ignored by the leadership, it being left to me to contact branches to alert them to the potential risks to members and to have photographs of the paedophile campaigning for UKIP removed from branch websites. More recently, I have gathered evidence that I understand has previously been in Steve Crowther’s possession that demonstrates the paedophile grooming a vulnerable young UKIP member on Twitter, in violation of his probationary licence, yet Crowther has encouraged the individual to maintain his party activism. If this is UKIP’s response, how many more paedophiles remain within the membership?"

David Gale is Chief Executive of Kids For Cash UK, an organisation that campaigns to expose paedophiles. Well done, David.

Wednesday, 4 December 2013

> Nigel Farage and the Age of the Political Idiot


Call them Europe’s Angry White Men: a cast of populist politicians propelled onstage by the Continent’s economic catastrophe. Sometimes jingoistic, usually furious, almost always unfit for office, these would-be demagogues are both symptoms of the crisis and megaphones for its social distress. But where Italians swoon over a paunchy comedian, Beppe Grillo, and Greece has been terrorized by the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party, the British have recently taken a shine to a pinstriped former investment banker. As if to confirm the suspicion that this is some giant act of national self-parody, his name is Nigel.

Nigel Farage is head of the U.K. Independence Party, and over the past couple of months he has become possibly the most talked-about politician in Britain. That’s partly because he is one of the few British politicians capable of provoking an opinion. Almost everything about Farage and his followers is faintly cartoonish. Their core demands are simple: Britain should swagger out of the European Union and slam its door to immigrants. Where other parties’ symbols are inoffensively universal—here a red rose, there an oak tree—UKIP goes for gaudy purple and yellow and a big, bold pound sign...

Chain-smoking and beer-swilling, Farage, 49, poses as that most British version of masculinity, a bloke: the sort who says what he thinks, thinks what he says, and doesn’t give two hoots for niceties. On the floor of the European Parliament in Brussels earlier this year, Farage addressed the EU president, Herman Van Rompuy: “You have the charisma of a damp rag and the appearance of a low-grade bank clerk. … You come from Belgium, which of course is pretty much a non-country.” It was classic Nigel: reprehensible yet funny, and expertly channeling the id of Middle England.

There is about Farage the strong whiff of actor’s greasepaint. He’s a man of the people who went to a public (in U.S. terms, private) school, Dulwich College, before working in the City. He’s a Euro-skeptic who sits in the European Parliament. And were his apparently populist policies ever to be subjected to serious scrutiny, they might not be so popular among his largely blue-collar voters. It’s the rich and big business that would do best out of UKIP’s proposals for a low flat tax and the breakup of the public health system.


Monday, 2 December 2013

> The Internal War Claims Another Victim - & The Lead Actors Show Themselves.


Monckton : In Farage's Sights For Some Time Now

We have discussed the press office led internal war here before. Things are hotting up, we see. Two very significant developments are reported in the press today.

Firstly, the sacking of Mad Monckton, who, if you believe him (and few outside UKIP do), is the only 'non-voting' member of the House of Lords in history, from his role as leader of UKIP Scotland.

On Farage sacking him, Monckton said: "I'm not happy he didn't telephone me before he sacked me. I thought Nigel would have had the common sense to ring me." This will come as no surprise to those who know Farage. A total coward, he has never had the guts, or at least the decency, to look a man in the eyes when he stabs him in the back. You supported him, Monckton, so now its your turn to smell it.

With the support of Murdoch, Sykes, and the Barclay brothers, Farage no longer needs the largesse that may have 'flowed' UKIP's way through Monckton's connections. We have reported on this recently, and we suspect that this story is warming up. Farage is wise to distance himself from this - but it may be too late for at least two other UKIP MEPs, one of whom is seen as a possible challeger, and who he will have no hesitation in throwing to the media wolves anyway.

Having won the battle of the UKIP press office, Annabelle Fuller - or Lady Farage, as she hopes to become - has now taken control of UKIP's media affairs.

There are rumours that the Winball Pizard - aka Mark Croucher - may also be lined up for a return to the press office. Nothing would surprise us in Farageworld.

But back to the peerage thing. Farage has recently 'come out' with an admission that he thinks he deserves a peerage. This is, of course, not news to those who are close to him. Nor is it a secret that Fuller wants to be the next Mrs Farage. Goodness knows there has been the odd (very odd) scandal in this department! Might we see some interesting changes in the Fuhrer's domestic arrangements soon?

Friday, 29 November 2013

> UKIP & the EDL - Update


Farage with UKIP candidate and former EDL member Chris Scotton

We are delighted to note that the Telegraph has picked up on our recent story about UKIP chairman Cliff Dixon and his association with the far-right EDL.


Interesting to note that UKIP has not expelled him because all this happened before he was a party member. The UKIP rulebook actually excludes from party membership anybody who is, or has been, a member of the BNP, NF, or EDL. Check your own rulebook, Nigel!

We have actually found ourselves being used as a source more often recently. Andrew Neil's hostile questioning of Nigel Farage over his links with Marine Le Pen came just days after our revelations were posted. In fact, his questions so closely followed what we disclosed that we felt like scriptwriters for a day!

Thursday, 28 November 2013

> Your Turn Now Aggers!


Stuart Agnew, MEP for the National Farmers Union, on the piss.

From UKIP's point of view, this is probably not the best time to have an internal war. Its probably not the best time to relieve a relatively sound press officer of his duties, either, but it would appear that the internal war is press office lead.

UKIP Norfolk Councillor Matthew Smith, who is under investigation by the police for 'electoral malpractice', has launched a bit of an attack on Eastern region MEP Stuart Agnew. He tweeted "Disappointed in UKIP MEP Stuart Agnew, am certain his comments aren't the norm, we've seen what happens when Bloom went down a similar path".

Bad form for him to be attacking his own party's MEP, but he is entitled to his opinion, at least theoretically. But is it his own opinion, or is it Agnew's turn to be stabbed in the back by the party leadership?

The latter seems quite possible, as the criticism was retweeted in the early hours of this morning by Annabelle Fuller, winner of the battle of the press office. Highly irregular for a press officer to publicly repeat an attack on one of the MEPs she is supposed to be working for.

Watch your back, Aggers. They are coming for you now!

Tuesday, 26 November 2013

> Ripping Off Paul Sykes!


Stuart Wheeler once offered to match any donation of £10k made by an MEP pound for pound. We understand that he has never had to pay out, because neither have they!

This one made us laugh. UKIP has a website for its MEPs. There is a page marked 'donations'. This, presumably, is to show the world how sincere the MEPs are in supporting the much vaunted 'cause'. But when one clicks on this link, do we learn all about the £££££££s that Farage, Batten, Nuttall, Clarke et al have donated?


What we see is an error message, telling us that the page (like the donations themselves) simply does not exist.

They simply do not make donations. If the page was set up in order to encourage donations, it clearly did not work. (Incidentally - the UKIP leadership reacts to Junius, so we can expect to see this page taken down and buried quite quickly).

But why should they put their hands in their pockets? Farage has been promising for some time that he will pull in a mug to pay the bills.

Enjoy signing those cheques, Mr Sykes. But you will be alone.....

Monday, 25 November 2013

> Luvverly Jubbely!!


We love this:  'Nigel Farage has admitted that he also might have been investigated for diverting EU money'.

View the original article here.

He 'might' have misused' EU funds. He 'might' even have been investigated by OLAF, the EU's anti-fraud agency, but apparently he did, in his words, 'nothing wrong'.

The arrogance of this man is astounding - he truly believes that the truth is what he says it is, and that he can personally do no wrong. He even believes, as we have known for a long time, that he should be a member of the House of Lords.

This little man of deceit and lies, who damns the EU as being corrupt, whilst employing both his wife and his 'alleged' mistress at taxpayer's expense. This little man who has already had to pay back money from his allowances that were incorrectly claimed.

Perhaps he would be better as an EU Commissioner - a post that brings massive taxpayer funded largesse - because make no mistake, he would jump at the chance!

Friday, 22 November 2013

> UKIP Official Cliff Dixon and the EDL


Cliff Dixon, a former member of the increasingly extremist English Democrats, is associated with the EDL.

Why should that interest us?

Because Dixon is chairman of UKIP's Hillingdon branch.

On his blog, in September 2011 he admitted to taking part in an EDL march in East London.

In our photo, Dixon can be seen posing with EDL co-founder Kevin Carroll and various other EDL & BNP hobgoblins.

The UKIP leadership has known about this for some time, but remains strangely unwilling to expel this vile extremist.

> UKIP F*ck Up Yet Again!


UKIP MEPs Heading For The Voting Chamber in Strasbourg.
UKIP's voting cock-ups are becoming a regular subject for discussion and mockery.

This week in Strasbourg saw the few of them that bothered to turn up for work failing to vote in favour of scrapping the European Parliament's expensive monthly trips to Strasbourg.

Annabelle Fuller/Gawain Towler defended the cock-up in Derek Clark's name by saying that "This resolution from the European Parliament is not worth the paper it is written on". Clark, who has taken to falling asleep at his desk, was probably unaware of what he was voting on, and is also probably equally unaware that a statement was issued in his name.

Thursday, 21 November 2013

> We're All Going To Die!


During a recent debate on the matter of voting age in the House of Lords, Baroness Royall of Blaisdon made this telling comment:

"On the issue of how to vote, there was a salutary example during the local elections earlier this year when a UKIP candidate standing for election went to the polling station and had to ask the council official present how to vote."

The behaviour of UKIP members at polling stations is always a point of interest for psephologists and social anthropologists alike. My own favourite was a rather disturbed looking gentleman outside a polling station during an English by election who insisted on yelling at everybody "The EU is illegal because of Magna Carta".

Still, at least he turned up, unlike UKIP candidate Dave 'Nazi salute' Watson, who was 6,000 miles away on polling day having abandoned his wife on family (presumably to find replacements!)

Sometimes, of course, UKIP candidate's behaviour at the polls can lead them to court.

Part of the problem, of course, is the demographics. Now we are not saying that the average UKIP member is elderly and poorly educated, but YouGov seem to be doing so in a recent poll:

"Demographically, UKIP voters attract men slightly more than women – and the party draws its support disproportionately from older people with fewer qualifications. Whereas 46% of all voters are over 50, and 38% under 40, the figures for UKIP are 71% and 15% respectively. And just 13% of UKIP supporters have university degrees – half the national average."

Stuart Wheeler, of course confirmed the problem back in November 2011.

“The average age of a Ukip member is 72,” the former Conservative Party treasurer says at a party in the City. “Thousands of us are going to die every year..."
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Tuesday, 19 November 2013

> New Political Group Forming in Brussels.


We can reveal the state of negotiations over the proposed far-right political group in the next period of the European Parliament.

Lega Nord, the racist Italian party that shares the presidency of UKIP's present group, the EFD, has declared that it will join with Front National, the Dutch Freedom Party, Vlaams Belang, and the particularly vile Sweden Democrats, as well as others after the 2014 Euro elections.

The sticking point is UKIP, which has been put into a corner and forced to deny taking part in any negotiations.

The Hungarian fascist party Jobbick is keen to join, but they have been put on hold until UKIP makes up his mind. A group including Jobbick would be unacceptable to UKIP, and Le Pen and Wilders would rather have UKIP anyway. Realistically they can take or leave Jobbick.

It is also the case that Farage would be unhappy playing second fiddle to Le Pen, as previously reported. However, a Murdoch/Sykes influenced victory in the Euros would give him a political boost, and redress the balance.

We all know how quickly the wind can change direction when Farage's personal interests are concerned, and he knows that the members of his cult will accept anything he says.
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Tuesday, 12 November 2013

> Follow The Money!


Why does Nigel Farage put up with Christopher Monckton? Many people have asked the question. Monckton is a largely discredited fantasist, so why does he remain in the upper echelons of UKIP? Let us speculate...

Monckton is an'expert' for the Heartland Institute, a US based lobbying group that presents itself as think tank. Climate change denial is one of the institute's specialities, although it's so-called experts concentrate their efforts on questioning legitimate science without presenting anything of their own.

There is, of course, big money behind the Heartland Institute - oil company money.

 Heartland received $736,500 from Exxon Mobil between 1998 and 2006, although it no longer discloses funding details largely due to negative attention fron the press. The institute's own figures suggest that other oil, gas, and energy companies donated $260,000 in 2007.

So now we may have a clue as to why Farage puts up with Monckton. Is largesse the motive for UKIP MEP's climate change denial speeches and articles?

Another Heartland Institute 'expert' is Chris Horner, of the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), which is another recipient of Exxon Mobil funding. Horner's involvement with CEI's euro-offshoot, the European Enterprise, brought UKIP MEPs and saffers into his orbit. Horner was a guest speaker at a climate change denial conference in the European Parliament hosted by Roger Helmer. Helmer has spoken alongside Horner at other events.

Iain Murray is also to be found at the CEI. It was Murray who wrote UKIP's statement rebbuting the IPCC. In 2004, the only year for which information is available, the CEI paid Murray $65,000. Let us be clear about this: this is oil industry money, being paid to an 'expert' to write policy statements for poltical parties. None of this is illegal, of course, but it certainly brings into serious question the integrity of those policies.

The Heartland Institute and the CEI have another common policy interest, tobacco. Philip Morris have been major donors to CEI over the years. In 1994 one of their 'experts' wrote "Perhaps, in the fine tradition of civil disobedience championed by Thoreau, we should even think of smoking as a civic duty,".

If that sounds strange, a paper published by the Heartland Institute yesterday (Nov 11th)  states:
"Nicotine’s beneficial effects include correcting problems with concentration, attention and memory, as well as improving symptoms of mood impairments. Keeping such disabilities at bay right now can be much stronger motivation to continue using nicotine than any threats of diseases that may strike years and years in the future."

Guess what? Philip Morris have also been pumping big bucks into the Heartland Institute!

A few years ago, UKIP MEP Godfrey Bloom was ordered to cancel a conference questioning the detrimental effects of passive smoking in the European Parliament after allegations that tobacco industry money was behind the event.

We could go into more detail here, but that is for investigative journalists to do.

Thursday, 7 November 2013

> Did Farage Lie To The Press About His Business Interests?


It was a huge embarrassment to Nigel Farage when his off-shore tax avoidance scheme was exposed by the press. He had of course recently criticised such schemes in the European Parliament. But of course, if it is him, it is different. He can do anything he wants.

Questions were also asked about his business interests, and his tax affairs. With regard to the latter, we understand that questions are still being asked.

In his own defence Farage claimed that, amongst other things, he had no business interests.  ‘I packed up business completely in 2004.’ he told the press.

This was not entirely true, as he was at that time director and sole shareholder of Thorn in the side ltd.

Now we note that he has revised his declaration of financial interests to the European Parliament.

He acknowledges that he is paid by the company a sum between 1001 - 5000 euros per month.

The question is, was he receiving an income at the time he told the press that he had  ‘ packed up business completely in 2004.’?

Investigative journalists might want to take a close look at this, we are reliably informed.
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Monday, 4 November 2013

> A UKIP Leadership Coup?


"It's an utter shambles. We've no organisation, Mike Scott-Hayward is nowhere to be seen, no-one's heard from Christopher (Lord) Monckton (Ukip Scottish president) and it's really not like any political party I've ever heard of. Communications disappear into a black hole, there's brewing friction and internal politics has taken over. Every party has divisions but there's no structures here to deal with it. It's all very demoralising."  - Senior UKIP source.

The Herald in Scotland reports on a possible UKIP leadership coup north of the border. We think it would be a coup indeed if they could find any leadership at all up there!

The serial liar and conspiracy theorist, Monckton, has always been (theoretically) leader of UKIP Scotland. It is a shame he never made more use of his office, its the only one he claims that really exists. His humiliation in the US a few years ago was a delight to watch.
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Tuesday, 29 October 2013

> UKIP & Le Pen: The links & what they mean.


There was an interesting moment on Sunday when Andrew Neil asked Paul Nuttall about alleged links with Marine Le Pen, leader of the French National Front.

Nuttall stated that he had never met her.

As recently as the early part of this year reports from Brussels referred to meetings between UKIP and Front Nationale figures to discuss the formation of a political group in the European Parliament after next May's european elections. Godfrey Bloom, of course, was co-founder of the European Alliance for Freedom, a far-right pan-European political party. The photo shows the UKIP logo side by side with the EAF one.

This is from a statement issued by Front Nationale last year:

‘Marine Le Pen joined the European Alliance for Freedom last October. This pan-European platform was founded at the end of 2010 and despite its opposition to the European Union such as it is organised at present, has been recognised by the European Parliament. The members of this Alliance have come from the ranks of those movements engaged in the patriotic and sovereignty struggles of our time. They include for example the Austrian FPÖ of Heinz-Christian Strache, the British UKIP of Nigel Farage..."

Mme. Le Pen is in the ascendency, and is probably the most prominent populist politician in Europe. Farage is said to be seething about this.

Pan-European parties will be able to contest 'virtual' constituencies. To be top of the candidates list in one of these parties is a guarantee of a job for life, which is what Farage craves. He knows that a seat in Westminster will never be his, and a Tory peerage is dependent on his patrons toppling Cameron and replacing him with one of their own, David Davies, most likely.

However, The EAF is now very much Le Pen's vehicle, and she is steering it well. The will be no political space for a second far-right party. Farage has missed the boat and he probably knows it.

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Wednesday, 23 October 2013

> Steve Crowther Should 'Count the Paperclips'!


In the political context, UKIP often refer to the issue of the EU as 'The elephant in the room'.

Now, in the context of UKIP, its constant internal strife, and litany of incompetence, an MEP has raised the matter of another elephant in the room. Disgraced (at least for the moment) Godfrey Bloom has turned his fire on Party Secretary Steve Crowther.

The independent MEP, who is still a UKIP member, and who contrary to what the press were told here in the UK is still a member of the far-right EFD group in the European Parliament, said he felt there was "no future for me" in Ukip after the party chairman, Steve Crowther, publicly criticised him for advocating "radical" policies.

"Clearly there's no future for me in the party when the chairman, an ex-LibDem who believes he should have an interest in policy and not count the paperclips which is what he was employed to do, now feels he is entitled to criticise me when I talk about radical or libertarian policies, it's something I simply don't tolerate."

Crowther has repeatedly demonstrated his total lack of political acumen, and an absence of any ability in the field of policy. Some might argue that this makes him perfect for the job, as he will fit in alongside so many others posessing similar ineptitude.

Described by one MEP recently as a "nauseating little shit", Crowther has one quality that ensures that he has at least a temporary future in UKIP - a brown nose.

Read the original here.

Thursday, 10 October 2013

> UKIP's Partners Want New EU Legislation To Send Unwanted People To Us.


Everybody's favourite fascists, & UKIP's partners in the European Parliament, Lega Nord, have come up with a great idea.

Lorenzo Fontana, one of their MEPs, is calling on the European Commission to produce legislation to "ensure an equal distribution among the 28 member states of immigrants arriving at the coasts of southern Europe and across the EU border with Turkey, in accordance with the principle of solidarity and burden sharing".

Basically, this means passing immigrants and refugees our way.

Or to paraphrase the famous inscription on the Statue of Liberty:

Give me your tired, your poor,
Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free;
The wretched refuse of your teeming shore,
Send these, the homeless,
Tempest-tossed to me,

And we will send them all to Kent.

So, we have new EU legislation, the passing on of unwanted human beings, and recognition of the 'solidarity' of the EU.

Nice company Nigel Farage keeps.

Wednesday, 2 October 2013

> More Hypocrisy From The UKIP Fuhrer.


The following is taken directly from UKIP's 2010 manifesto. It appears in the transport section.

"Invest in three new 200mph plus high-speed rail lines including a new line between London and Newcastle with a spur to Manchester, a London-Bristol-Exeter line and a linking route via Birmingham."

Note please the words new, high-speed, and link.

So that would be HS2, then.

But now, of course, that others have taken the lead and roused opposition, it becomes prudent for the little man in the silly suit to pretend that he was against it all along. In fact, he has even claimed that UKIP is the only party to have opposed HS2.

Calling for it in a recent manifesto is a funny way to oppose it!

Or perhaps they thought that nobody would notice!

Monday, 30 September 2013

> Deals or no Deals? Which is it to be?


And now we see further evidence of the schism at the top of UKIP.

Recently we saw Chairman Will Gilpin's resignation, amid allegations about Nigel Farage's Leadership style.
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Then the resignation from the party of former Deputy Leader Mike Nattrass, amid allegations about eerrrr.... Nigel Farage's leadership syle.

Then we had a leak from the press office which led to some uncomfortable moments Chez Farage, but the least said about that the better. (For now, anyway!)

Now, an astonishing insight into an issue that has always divided UKIP the nearer one gets to the top. "Farage gives green light to election deals with Tories to ensure Ukip candidates do not stand against Conservative MPs." says today's Daily Mail.

"UKIP-Tory electoral pact not on agenda says Diane James." on the BBC yesterday.
So which is it to be?

There are one or two elements close to Farage who would like to see Ms. James taken out quickly. This might be the chance.