Podcast: Will Tories or Ukip profit from abandoned Labour voters?

23 December 2016 11:42

The Copeland by-election will be a fascinating test of whether Brexit can open up more votes for the Tories in…

Labour MP Jamie Reed takes the nuclear option and quits parliament

21 December 2016 14:04

Jamie Reed, the Labour MP for Copeland, has announced he is stepping down from Parliament from the end of January…


Labour has even bigger problems than Jeremy Corbyn these days

10 December 2016 10:38

Want proof of how bad things are for Labour? Jeremy Corbyn and his disastrous leadership is not even its biggest…

What can Nigel Farage be planning to wreck in 2017?

10 December 2016 9:00

One remark from the Christmas party season knocks insistently around my head. It came from Nigel Farage on a staircase…

Labour’s terminal decline began before Jeremy Corbyn

10 December 2016 8:30

Labour’s dire performance in the Sleaford by-election is just the latest sign of a party in terminal decline. To cap it…


Labour pushed into fourth place in Sleaford by-election

9 December 2016 9:20

Last night’s Sleaford and North Hykeham by-election played out in a predictable fashion overall. After Stephen Phillips resigned in anguish…


Labour’s Matt Damon problem

30 November 2016 16:01

One of the crueller caricatures in the 2004 satirical film ‘Team America: World Police’ is a little puppet of Matt…

What the papers say: Labour’s Ukip nightmare

29 November 2016 8:53

After being made Ukip leader yesterday, Paul Nuttall wasted no time in making it clear who he had in his…


Paul Nuttall wins Ukip’s leadership race

28 November 2016 12:00

Paul Nuttall has won the race to replace Nigel Farage as Ukip leader. Nuttall’s victory was decisive: he picked up…

Nigel Farage has spoken out against the High Court's Article 50 ruling

Ukip’s woes

25 November 2016 10:00

Although Downing Street insists Nigel Farage will not be the UK’s ambassador to the US, on Wednesday night the interim…

UKIP Launch Their Election Manifesto

Ukip falls behind BNP in party donations

24 November 2016 12:29

Since the Leave vote, Ukip has struggled to capitalise on the post referendum moment. While the Labour party isolates itself from…


Marine Le Pen causes a stir on Marr

13 November 2016 10:59

It’s Remembrance Sunday and Marine Le Pen has just appeared on the Andrew Marr show to hail a new world order. The timing…

Ukip’s leadership race: All the runners and riders

25 October 2016 15:20

Following Steven Woolfe’s decision to quit Ukip, the party’s prospects don’t look good. Woolfe – who was the frontrunner in Ukip’s…


Watch: Ukip leadership candidate says sorry for ‘gay donkey’ gaffe

24 October 2016 14:26

Steven Woolfe has said Ukip is in a ‘death spiral’ and on the basis of the latest candidate to join the…

Theresa May’s Ukip opportunity

23 October 2016 11:13

Since Nigel Farage’s latest resignation as Ukip leader, it has become clear that he is the only person who can…

UKIP Launch Their Election Manifesto

Suzanne Evans and Paul Nuttall announce Ukip leadership bids

23 October 2016 10:18

Suzanne Evans, former deputy chairman of Ukip, has announced her intention to run for the leadership of the party. ‘I think I’m…


Arron Banks revisits old wounds

22 October 2016 10:00

During the EU referendum, there was a fierce contest between Vote Leave and Grassroots Out over which would win the…

UKIP Leaders Give Immigration Election Speech

Steven Woolfe’s departure shows how far off becoming a well-run political party Ukip is

17 October 2016 18:47

Steven Woolfe isn’t just dropping out of the Ukip leadership race tonight, he’s quitting the party altogether. He has left…

UKIP Leaders Give Immigration Election Speech

Why I don’t want to lead ungovernable Ukip, by Steven Woolfe

17 October 2016 18:03

Six years ago, I joined Ukip. Since then, I have campaigned with all my energy, time and determination to champion…

Ukip’s slow search for a new leader risks throwing away a golden opportunity

17 October 2016 10:20

Labour’s current turmoil gifts Ukip an open goal. Or at least it should do. But instead of taking the opportunity…


Corbyn leaves Ukip an open goal, and they miss it

8 October 2016 10:31

Jeremy Corbyn is taking Labour ever further away from its traditional working class voters in the north and the midlands.…


Ukip snatch defeat from the jaws of victory

7 October 2016 15:24

It’s day three of Ukip’s latest leadership contest and the party has found itself splashed across the front pages of…

UKIP Leaders Give Immigration Election Speech

Ukip’s Steven Woolfe ‘conscious and recovering’ after ‘altercation’ in Strasbourg

6 October 2016 12:36

The latest Ukip leadership contest to succeed Diane James has descended into chaos after Steven Woolfe was rushed to hospital. The…


Diane James stands down as Ukip leader

5 October 2016 7:56

Diane James is standing down as Ukip leader after only 18 days in the job, blaming ‘personal and professional reasons’ and a lack…

Jeremy Corbyn is ‘relaxed’ about migration. He might not be after the next election

28 September 2016 9:19

What does Jeremy Corbyn have to say to Labour voters worried about migration? Not a lot, seems to be the…