Douglas Carswell

Exclusive: Ukip split widens as Douglas Carswell refuses to back ‘Leave.EU’ campaign

25 September 2015 17:02

Doncaster Racecourse has been aflutter with rumours of an altercation between Ukip’s sole MP Douglas Carswell and Arron Banks, a Ukip…

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Westminster ‘Out’ campaign snaps up key eurosceptic MPs

3 September 2015 16:25

A cross-party group of MPs, including Ukip’s only MP, is to formally join the Westminster-based ‘Out’ campaign, Coffee House has…

Lucy Powell’s Mean Girls moment: ‘I have never, ever met Jeremy Corbyn’

19 August 2015 9:25

After the Queen’s Speech in May, a number of Labour MPs including Chuka Umunna and Rachel Reeves enjoyed a group…

Inside Ukip: now the infighting is over, the Kippers are readying for the battle of their lives

5 August 2015 16:21

Ukip has been especially quiet over the last few months. Following the party’s disappointing result in the general election, Nigel Farage’s…

Nigel Farage overruled by Ukip NEC on Short money

20 July 2015 17:26

The row in Ukip over parliamentary Short money has finally been resolved. Guido reports that Douglas Carswell, the party’s sole MP, has…

The ‘In’ and ‘Out’ EU referendum campaigns begin to take shape

19 June 2015 9:24

The campaigns to keep Britain ‘In’ or ‘Out’ of the EU are keen to begin their work. The Times today reveals details of…

Ukip sources hit back at Raheem Kassam’s comments on plots and money

11 June 2015 15:44

Raheem Kassam has blown open the doors on the mad world of Ukip in an interview with The Guardian’s Rowena Mason. A former aide to…

George Galloway could be London’s Nicola Sturgeon

28 May 2015 21:36

When you tell people you work in or around politics, and if you can break through the initial contempt or…

Nigel Farage kowtows to critics and takes a summer break

21 May 2015 18:27

Nigel Farage stamped his authority on Ukip with a round of sackings, but he has also listened to his critics.…

Coffee Shots: Friends reunited

18 May 2015 12:13

What a difference a day makes. Only yesterday it seemed that the Ukip civil war was still rattling on, with Nigel Farage’s former…

Douglas Carswell breaks cover and says Farage ‘needs to take a break now’

15 May 2015 22:50

Nigel Farage said today his critics need to put up or shut up and Douglas Carswell has chosen the former.…

Podcast special: can Nigel Farage survive the Ukip wars?

15 May 2015 13:35

In this View from 22 special podcast, Fraser Nelson and Sebastian Payne discuss the ongoing Ukip wars with Laura Pitel…

Will anything go right for Nigel Farage?

15 May 2015 12:27

Anxious viewers tuned into Question Time last night to watch live coverage of the ongoing Nigel Farage crisis. Quite a…

Nigel Farage tells mystery ‘senior figure’ to put up or shut up

15 May 2015 12:18

Nigel Farage’s fight back has continued with an interview on Sky News this morning. Following on from his appearance on Question…

Have Nigel Farage and Douglas Carswell reached détente over Ukip’s Short money?

15 May 2015 8:39

The row over what to do with its Short money was the tinderbox for Ukip’s internal tensions. Although the war between…

Could this be the row that sees Douglas Carswell leave Ukip?

12 May 2015 17:22

Ukip is embroiled in an almighty row about money. It suddenly has too much of it, apparently. Guido reports that Douglas…

Why Ukip will descend into sectarian chaos

9 May 2015 23:50

Yes, yes, I know it’s supposed to be ‘unfair’ that Ukip ended up with only one MP while securing 13…

Watch: Nigel Farage, Douglas Carswell and Tim Aker on Ukip’s chances with five days to go

3 May 2015 9:06

Ukip has four key target seats in Essex and Kent it hopes to win on Thursday. In order of likelihood…

Douglas Carswell interview: Stop using my father to make cheap political points

30 April 2015 10:13

Douglas Carswell seems rather excited about the Spectator following him around as he campaigns in Clacton, but it’s not clear…

Is Douglas Carswell avoiding the HIV question — or should he be given a break?

17 April 2015 13:38

Does Douglas Carswell agree with Nigel Farage’s controversial comments on treating foreigners with HIV? When I asked the Ukip leader, Farage…