UKIP

  • November 27, 2012

    UKIP are facing accusations of homophobia after their candidate in the Croydon North by-election said people "pretend" to be gay as a "fashion".

  • November 26, 2012

    I have today sent the following letter to Winston McKenzie, the UKIP candidate in the Croydon North by-election (due on Thursday):

  • November 24, 2012

    Members of the United Kingdom Independence Party must be rubbing their hands with glee today. They're the subject of the day's leading news story. The Education Secretary has described them as “a mainstream party”. The Leader of the Opposition has effectively defended them. They are being portrayed as victims of discrimination, despite their own discriminatory policies.

  • May 4, 2012

    Sayeeda Warsi, co-chair of the Conservative Party, was last night (3 May 2012) brave enough to note a link between the BNP and UKIP. She pointed out that UKIP candidates are standing in areas where the BNP had previously stood, implying that they can draw on the same sort of support.

  • April 22, 2010

    Fourteen members of the right-wing United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) have signed a declaration produced by conservative church leaders in the UK for the general election.

  • April 17, 2010

    The English Democrats have launched their manifesto, supporting an English Parliament, withdrawal from the EU and opposition to immigration.

  • April 14, 2010

    Any remaining doubts I had about the nature of the UK Independence Party (UKIP) were dispelled today when they published their general election manifesto.

  • April 13, 2010

    The United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) have launched their manifesto with commitments to right-wing free-market economics, a freeze on immigration and heavy cuts in public services.

  • March 25, 2010

    UKIP is generally treated as respectable and fairly mainstream, while the BNP is demonised. But is there really much difference between them? I decided to compare their policies and found that they were even more similar than I expected.

  • December 13, 2009

    In the last few weeks, Britain's few remaining climate change deniers have attempted a last throw of the dice in an effort to derail the Copenhagen climate summit.