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  • Rising security concerns for British forces in German migrant crisis deeply troubling

    Posted on February 12

    Mike_Hookem.jpgUKIP Defence Spokesman, Mike Hookem MEP, has described rising security concerns at British military bases due to the German migrant crisis as “deeply troubling” saying, “the MoD and military leadership must take the threats posed by the situation seriously and fully address the concerns of troops and their families where necessary.”

    Mr Hookem spoke out after reports came to light of hoaxes at British military camps; threats to women walking dogs late at night; and assaults in Paderborn, which like many others Germany cities, has received an influx of migrants due to the on-going crisis in Europe.

    “Reports that members of the British armed forces and their families in Germany are being targeted by migrants are deeply troubling and every possible measure must be taken to ensure their safety”, said Mr Hookem.

    “The migrant crisis does not only pose traditional security risks to armed forces personnel, but also previously unforeseen threats to their families, especially women and girls.”

    “While the Royal Military Police are keen to downplay these incidents for obvious reasons, the wave of violence and sexual assaults that have swept Germany must be deeply worrying.”

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  • Busting the EU Myths

    Posted on February 11

    BustingtheMyths.pngUKIP MEP Roger Helmer writes: If you’re undecided on the Brexit question, I hope this will help you to make up your mind. And if (as I hope) you’re campaigning for Brexit, this may help with some of the most frequently-asked questions.

    “If we leave, there’ll be 3½ million jobs at risk”. Not true. The jobs depend on trade, not membership, and the trade will continue. We buy far more from the EU than they buy from us – so if 3½ million UK jobs depend on EU/UK trade, it follows that five or six million continental jobs depend on it too. They need us. We should be worrying about the jobs we’re losing now, as a result of EU membership. Ask the steel workers, who lost their jobs because of the EU’s energy policies, and failure to counter Chinese dumping.

    “We need to be in the Single Market for trade”. Not true. The largest sources of imports into the EU are Russia, China and the USA. They’re not members of the Single Market – they don’t even have preferential trade deals. Yet they sell huge quantities of goods into the Single Market. Dozens of countries around the world trade successfully with Europe – and so will Britain after Brexit.

    “Even if we leave, we’ll still be subject to EU rules”. Not true. Pro-EU campaigners constantly talk about “the Norwegian model”. But Norway is a quasi-associate-member of the EU. After Brexit, the UK will be an independent nation, like Canada or the USA or China or South Korea. They don’t obey EU rules. Nor will we.

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  • Nigel Farage on Question Time tonight

    Posted on February 11

    UKIP Leader Nigel Farage will appear on BBC Question Time, BBC1 at 10.45PM this evening. Make sure you tune in to support Nigel and Tweet along using the hashtag #bbcqt 


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  • Cameron's Emergency Brake is #EmergencyFake

    Posted on February 10

    UKIP has today released a new video which slams David Cameron's Emergency Brake as an #EmergencyFake.

    The video which includes UKIP Leader Nigel Farage's reaction to Cameron's renegotiation can be seen here:

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  • UKIP opposed to harmonising drink driving limits with the rest of Europe

    Posted on February 10

    Nigel_Twitter.jpegThe drink-driving limit in England and Wales could be slashed by a third - making it illegal to drive after just one pint of beer or a glass of wine, it has been suggested. Transport Minister Andrew Jones has suggested Westminster could follow the example of Scotland which lowered the limit from 80mg per 100ml of blood to 50mg in 2014. The new limit is equivalent to a pint of beer or a large glass of wine for men and half a pint or a small glass for women.

    UKIP Leader Nigel Farage: “I am completely opposed to harmonising drink driving limits with the rest of Europe. They have much lower penalties than we do.

    "It's clear that a combination of lower limits and higher penalties will lead to the closure of thousands more pubs in villages and small towns across the country. Everybody knows that drink driving is dangerous but this draconian act will have huge adverse social implications."

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