What next for Ukip after the EU referendum?

22 June 2016 13:41

For someone who has spent his whole life building up to the referendum, Nigel Farage has had a rather patchy…

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Suzanne Evans: vote for British independence

14 June 2016 23:14

In nine days’ time, we have the opportunity to do something amazing.  We can usher in a new era of…


Ukip’s David Coburn cries BBC bias… over ITV debate

8 June 2016 10:52

Nowadays it’s difficult for the BBC to air anything without facing some accusation of bias. As well as the well…

How the papers reacted: Farage ‘destroyed’ as Cameron is ‘taken to task’ during live EU showdown

8 June 2016 8:08

David Cameron and Nigel Farage both avoided making any disastrous blunders during last night’s TV showdown and for that reason…

Is the Brexit campaign ‘morphing into Ukip’?

13 May 2016 8:25

Is the Brexit campaign ‘morphing into Ukip’? That’s what Sir John Major will say he fears is happening later. In…


Ukip candidate who blamed litter on eastern European migrants is elected to the Welsh Assembly

6 May 2016 12:29

As Nigel Farage come to terms with his old foe Neil Hamilton’s success in the Welsh elections, there is another new…


Watch: Ukip candidate blames litter in Cardiff on migrants

18 March 2016 19:12

Oh dear. Gareth Bennett may soon regret his decision to appear on today’s Daily Politics. Bennett, who leads Ukip’s regional…


Watch: Michael Crick chases down Lord Feldman

10 March 2016 17:05

Michael Crick’s Channel 4 report into Tory election spending has led to an investigation by the Electoral Commission into the…


The ‘in’ and ‘out’ campaigns? Claptrap on both sides!

2 March 2016 13:00

Jonathan Davis invites City veteran and Open Europe founder Rodney Leach to assess the campaigns for and against Brexit

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Blow to Cameron as Boris backs Brexit

21 February 2016 16:01

David Cameron used to always remind people who asked him about what Boris would do in the referendum that the…

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Will more than half a dozen Cabinet Ministers back Brexit?

20 February 2016 8:00

The Cabinet convenes this morning at 10am with, at least, six of those present set to back Out. The most…

Number 10 would love to be able to portray the Outers as cranks and gadflies (Photo: Getty)

What kind of Out campaign will David Cameron be faced with?

17 February 2016 14:59

If all goes according to David Cameron’s plan, then the EU referendum campaign will be under way very shortly. Cameron…


Godfrey Bloom puts his foot in it over Emma Thompson row

17 February 2016 13:36

Yesterday saw a turn in fortune for the Out campaign after Emma Thompson declared her intention to vote to remain…

UKIP Autumn Conference 2015 - Day 2

Row in Ukip over EU referendum campaign ‘stitch up’

9 February 2016 17:15

Ukip’s announcement this afternoon that it will be backing Grassroots Out in its bid for designation as the official ‘Leave’…


Merging the various Out campaigns is not the biggest challenge, winning is

29 January 2016 9:43

What could be worse, from a Eurosceptic perspective, than multiple Out campaigns? One Out campaign that can’t win. Those Eurosceptics…

Could ethnic minority voters swing it for the out campaign in the EU referendum?

26 January 2016 7:58

Could ethnic minority voters swing it for the out campaign in the EU referendum? That’s the hope of UKIP’s Steven…


Trying to analyse the election spending data? Follow Deep Throat’s advice…

21 January 2016 15:05

The publication of expenses for last year’s election is a useful reminder of the reality of much of politics. It…

Conservative MP Douglas Carswell Defects To UKIP

Leave.EU camp stir tensions with Douglas Carswell assassination jibe

4 January 2016 8:35

Although the first rule of spin doctoring is to never become the story, Leave.EU’s Andy Wigmore appears to be taking…

Nigel Farage on the Daily Politics today. Photo: BBC.

Nigel Farage warns Douglas Carswell: ‘it’s going to have to end’

18 December 2015 15:39

Nigel Farage popped up on the Daily Politics today to warn Douglas Carswell that critical comments about his leadership cannot continue. The Ukip leader said…

Conservative MP Douglas Carswell Defects To UKIP

Is Douglas Carswell trying to oust Nigel Farage?

18 December 2015 12:26

Douglas Carswell set off a bomb in Ukip this morning, declaring that the party needs a ‘fresh face’ and it should become…


Christmas cheer in short supply at Ukip HQ

18 December 2015 12:00

As MPs and staff depart Westminster to begin their Christmas break, spare a thought for those at Ukip HQ who have…

John Bickley outside Ukip's shop in Royton town centre.

Is Ukip on course to win the Oldham West and Royton by-election?

2 December 2015 17:15

In 24 hours, the polling stations in Oldham West and Royton will be open and Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour party will face…

Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn (R) stands alongside Labour candidate Jim McMahon speak during a launch event at the party's campaign centre on November 6, 2015 in Oldham, England.

Will Labour’s civil war over bombing Syria cause problems in Oldham West?

27 November 2015 8:27

Is Labour taking its eye off the Oldham West and Royton by-election? Next week, the party will be focused on whether…

Nigel Farage visits Oldham in preparation for the by-election (Photo: Dave Thompson/Getty)

Oldham is a bad omen for Labour, even without the Corbyn effect

24 November 2015 17:08

Assuming we haven’t been vaporised by Vlad, the Oldham West and Royton by-election takes place next week, and Labour are…

Labour Launch their Oldham West and Royton By-election Campaign

Labour in a spot of bother in Oldham West by-election

17 November 2015 12:22

A number of Labourites are very worried about the impact that Jeremy Corbyn’s shoot-to-kill comments will have on the party’s…