Announcement of UKIP Leadership Candidates

Published Oct 31, 2016

UKIP Party Chairman Paul Oakden, "With the deadline for the submission of leadership applications now passed, I can now confirm who will have their name included on the ballot of members to be the new Party Leader.

"Four candidates completed and submitted application forms, along with the requisite deposit before the 12 noon deadline. These applications have now been checked and approved by Piers Wauchope, Returning Officer for this election.

"The UKIP leadership candidates are

EVANS, Suzanne
WHITTLE, Peter (Candidate withdrawn Nov 4)

"I'm pleased to confirm that there were no late, or rejected applications.

"Further information pertaining to the ballot will follow at a later date but for now, I'd like to wish all four candidates the best of luck and will join with our Party's members in looking forward to a positive contest."

All hustings information can be found at

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