Scots-based UKIP election candidate quits amid claims of ‘sectarian and racist filth’

A prominent Scots-based UKIP candidate has quit the party claiming it is riddled with religious bigotry and racism north of the border.  Jonathan Stanley, who has contested elections in his home city of Edinburgh and was until recently the party’s head of policy in Scotland, said: “This sectarian and racist filth in Scotland needs cleaning … Continue reading

UKIP aide linked to race hate groups and has BOASTED of taking part in far-right demonstrations

Arthur Thackeray, the taxpayer-funded chief of staff for the party’s Euro MP David Coburn, claims to have marched with the English and Scottish Defence Leagues   Far right: Arthur Misty Thackeray (right) has links to far-right groups A top Ukip aide boasted of taking part in far-right demonstrations. Arthur Thackeray, the taxpayer-funded chief of staff … Continue reading

‘Fatwa’ bans former Ukip chairman from party for 100 years: UKIP Scotland’s former chairman has been suspended from the party for 100 years as a “fatwa” for speaking to the Sunday Herald.

David Coburn topped Ukip’s European list for Scotland in controversial circumstances, plunging the party into turmoil Paul Henke, who had confirmed making a complaint about a colleague to this newspaper, has been barred from the party until his 163rd birthday. Ukip, the anti-European Union anti-immigration party led by Nigel Farage, has enjoyed electoral success in … Continue reading

Ukip chair claims Glasgow Council for ‘gays, Catholics, communists’ in online rant

THE acting chair of Ukip in Scotland has become embroiled in a bigotry row after it emerged he said Glasgow City Council was for “Gays, Catholics [and] Communists”. Ukip leader Nigel Farage had to be escorted away by police after he was faced by an angry crowd on a trip to Edinburgh last year Misty … Continue reading