Ukip is the sleaziest and most disreputable party in Britain, voters say

Voters rate the party as nearly as sleazy as bankers Voters think UKIP is the most sleazy political party in Britain, a new poll has found. 63% of people branded Ukip “sleazy and disreputable” in the latest YouGov poll compared to 44% for the Conservatives and 33% for Labour. Of all the national parties the … Continue reading

Tape recording reveals UKIP’s internal war over race row candidate Victoria Ayling

Party activists are heard branding her a racist and withdrawing their support for her bid to represent the party in Great Grimsby Racism row: Victoria Ayling with party leader Nigel Farage  A vicious feud between UKIP members is threatening to derail Nigel Farage’s hopes for taking a key election target. In an explosive 111-minute tape … Continue reading

Ukip MEP Janice Atkinson suspended and axed as election candidate over ‘serious financial allegations’

 Nigel Farage’s party said it was ‘incredibly disappointed’ with her ‘poor judgement’ but did not give further details of the claims Ukip has removed the whip from MEP Janice Atkinson and axed her as a general election candidate following “allegations of a serious financial nature”. The party would not give further details on the claims, … Continue reading

Ukip would get rid of Minister for Women and Equalities, says MEP Janice Atkinson

Her speech was met with a round of applause at a Ukip conference A Ukip MEP said that she would scrap the role of a minister dedicated to policies regarding women, ethnic minority and LGBT issues. Janice Atkinson – who infamously apologised for referring to a Thai supporter of Ukip as a “ting-tong from somewhere” … Continue reading

No further action against ‘ting tong’ UKIP MEP

No further action will be taken against a UKIP MEP who described a Thai woman as a “ting tong”, the party has said. South East MEP Janice Atkinson was recorded commenting about mobile food seller Fa Munday, by BBC South East Today in Ramsgate, Kent, on 15 August. At the time, party leader Nigel Farage … Continue reading

Shock and awe: 10 years of UKIP scandals. More than a decade of UKIP’s most unbelievable misdeeds.

  Celebrate good times, come on! It may be hard to believe it, but today is the 21st anniversary of the creation of UKIP. My, hasn’t it grown? Despite being centuries younger than the other main parties in Britain, UKIP has contributed more than its fair share of improper behaviour, dubious conduct and contemptuous observations … Continue reading

Ukip chairwoman Janice Atkinson who called for protesters who ‘hurl abuse’ to be arrested caught swearing at anti-racism activists

Ukip chairwoman Janice Atkinson who called for protesters who ‘hurl abuse’ to be arrested caught swearing at anti-racism activists MEP candidate accuses Green Party of ‘harassing public’ in Kent and says ‘I think my view of them is self-evident’ A senior Ukip MEP candidate who last week called for abusive protesters to be arrested by … Continue reading