Ukip struggling after ‘massive’ election costs

Exclusive: Source reveals £500,000 spending gap that may result in legal action and loss of HQ Ukip is in serious financial difficulties after it “lost control” of its finances during the general election campaign, The Independent on Sunday can reveal. A funding gap of more than £500,000 may force the party to abandon its headquarters … Continue reading

UKIP’s Suzanne Evans facing the sack after Farage comments

Media captionUKIP’s deputy chairwoman suggested “divisive” Nigel Farage should not lead the Out campaign for the EU referendum UKIP’s most senior woman is facing the sack after she told the BBC’s Daily Politics party leader Nigel Farage was perceived as “very divisive”. Deputy chairwoman Suzanne Evans has been dropped as a party spokesman and officials … Continue reading

UKIP Suspends Candidate For ‘Abhorrent’ Views

Robert Blay is suspended with immediate effect for apparently making racist comments and threatening to kill a political rival. The video was recorded at the weekend. Pic: Daily Mirror/Lee Sorrell Media One of UKIP’s candidates has been suspended for apparently making racist comments and threatening to murder a political rival. Robert Blay, who was standing … Continue reading

‘Jaw dropping’: Sacked UKIP councilor has problem with ‘negroes’ because of their ‘faces’

Ex-Ukip councillor Rozanne Duncan (Reuters/Toby Melville/ A UKIP councilor was ejected from the anti-immigration party after allegedly saying she had a problem with “negroes” because there was “something about their faces.” The Mensa member, who sits on Thanet District Council, is said to have denied she was being racist, citing her non-white friends as evidence. … Continue reading

Ukip grassroots leave in protest at selection of ex-Tories and celebrities

Party spokesman claims any allegations of “fixing” the process are “untrue”  Ukip members and activists are quitting the party in disgust after being passed over in the race for Westminster seats in preference for Tory defectors. Growing anger among the grassroots comes as the former Conservative councillor bidding to become the country’s youngest MP at … Continue reading