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Posted on June 29
UKIP Commonwealth Spokesman James Carver MEP has condemned the continuing moral injustice against Chagos islanders.
The Supreme Court today has ruled against the Chagossian people's desire to resettle in the British Indian Ocean Territory. Families left the Chagos islands in the 1960s and 70s to make way for a US Air Force base on Diego Garcia, the largest of the group of islands. The Supreme Court has upheld a 2008 House of Lords ruling that the exiles cannot return.
Following that verdict, James Carver MEP for the West Midlands and UKIP’s Commonwealth spokesman, stated; "I'm dismayed by the ruling. This moral injustice continues to be a stain on our history.
"The 2015 government report, shows the Chagossians' return is entirely feasible. I believe this was reflected in the Supreme Court's narrow 3:2 majority in reaching their verdict today.Continue reading...
Posted on June 28
UKIP Leader Nigel Farage received a rowdy reception in the normally docile European Parliament today as he told MEPs they were in denial over Britain's decision to leave the EU.
You can see Nigel's speech here:Continue reading...
Posted on June 24
Britain awakens today, June 24th, to a future as a free, independent sovereign nation.
In a history-making referendum result, the people of the UK voted to leave the European Union by winning 51.9% (17,410,742) of the vote (at latest counting) with 48.1% (16,141,241) choosing to remain on a turnout of 71.8%.Continue reading...
Posted on June 22
The pollster Ipsos Mori has released a poll today that has UKIP Leader Nigel Farage far and away top of the political charts when it comes to satisfaction.
His figures are double his closest rival, Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron and more than four times that of Prime Minister David Cameron.Continue reading...
Posted on June 20
UKIP employment spokeswoman Jane Collins MEP has called Ford "hypocrites" for encouraging workers to vote to remain in the EU by threatening job uncertainty, saying "what we do know for certain is that Ford used our money to relocate British jobs to Turkey."
In a quote published by the 'stronger in' campaign on twitter, the letter sent to 14000 workers said they have "deep concerns about...the potential downsides" of Brexit.Continue reading...