• AIRBUS contradicting 2014 statements that investment depends on profits not politics

    96958.jpgThe European aerospace and defence giant Airbus said today it would reconsider investment in the UK in the event of Britain leaving the European Union. Responding UKIP International Trade spokesman, William Dartmouth MEP said:

    "Airbus in the recent past has flatly contradicted allegations of stopping investment if Britain leaves the EU.

    "In January 2014, Airbus stated that the reason they stay in the UK is because it is a 'competitive place to do business.'

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  • Government fails to deport EU criminals : Yet another pledge broken and within only 10 days of their general election victory.

    DianeJames.jpgRevelations that the Government has only managed to deport only 19 of the 3,560 EU prisoners in UK gaols  has been mocked by Diane James, the UKIP Home affairs spokesman.

    'It is beyond a joke and clear proof that the new Conservative Government’s word cannot be trusted on its EU prisoner deportment pledge or anything connected with dealings with the EU.

    The prime minister owes UK voters an apology. It is their tax money which he is continuing to squander because he cannot or will not meet his own pledges'

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  • Statement from UKIP Chairman Steve Crowther

    15236918009_c6fae5311b_z.jpgUKIP Chairman Steve Crowther: "Reports that Suzanne Evans has been 'sacked' are completely wrong. Suzanne is Deputy Chairman of the Party with responsibility for policy, a role she has had for two years and continues to hold. She was contracted for five months' full-time work to write our General Election manifesto. Self-evidently, that task is complete, and the contract fulfilled – with great success – and Suzanne will now be returning to the consultancy work she put aside in order to take on this important work for us".

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  • Turkey: From member of Customs Union to full EU membership? - William Dartmouth MEP

    William Dartmouth MEP raises the issues that will occur if Turkey becomes a full EU member state.

    Watch more videos of William Dartmouth MEP in the European Parliament

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  • We must not allow our compassion to imperil our security says UKIP Leader Nigel Farage

    UKIP Leader Nigel Farage has spoken in the European Parliament about how we must not allow our compassion to imperil our security. You can watch the video below.

    Watch more from UKIP Leader Nigel Farage MEP here

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  • Statement from UKIP Leader Nigel Farage

    Nigel_Twitter.jpegUKIP Leader Nigel Farage: "Patrick O'Flynn came in person to tell me he had realised that he had made a mistake and, being the honourable man that he is, tendered his resignation as UKIP Economics Spokesman.

    "I accepted his resignation with some sadness, not least because he is very able and has been a great asset to the team. He continues to be a committed UKIP member and MEP."

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  • Once again, EU is driving business out of Europe - Steven Woolfe MEP

    Steven Woolfe has spoken in the European Parliament about the EU driving business out of Europe. You can watch the video below.

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  • Increase the trade, decrease the aid says UKIP's Nathan Gill MEP

    Watch Nathan Gill MEP in the European Parliament debating financing for development, arguing for increasing trade.

    Watch more from Nathan Gill MEP here

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  • UKIP supports Somaliland national day

    IMG_4638.JPGUKIP Commonwealth Spokesman James Carver MEP has sent a message of support to Somaliland to mark their national day today, the 18th May.

    He said, "I whole-heartedly support their cause for recognition. On Somaliland national day, what better message of hope can I offer other than my best wishes for the international recognition of Somaliland. Later today I will be speaking to senior members of Somaliland's government to personally pass on my best wishes and my support."

    Also, Nigel Farage, the UKIP leader, joined Ali Aden Awale, Head of the Somaliland UK Mission today on the occasion of Somaliland's national day.

    He said, "Somaliland has been a beacon of peace, democracy and the Rule of Law, in the Horn of Africa for the past 24 years. It is about time the UK and the rest of the international community recognised Somaliland's case for recognition. It's about time peace was rewarded.

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  • UKIP continue to lead in Norfolk County Council

    council.jpgAt the Annual General Meeting of Norfolk County Council today the UKIP group was elected to continue leading key areas of the Council. Cllr Rex Parkinson-Hare who was elected in 2009 in Great Yarmouth has been unanimously elected to the position of Chairman of Norfolk County Council.

    Cllr Rex Parkinson- Hare said,  "I am very grateful to be elected to such a prestigious role and thank all of my colleagues for their support. I look forward to being an ambassador for the County Council and will continue to work hard to promote the Great County of Norfolk."

    After a UKIP motion in 2013 Norfolk County Council replaced the undemocratic Cabinet system with a Committee System of Governance in 2014. This consisted of five service committees and the chairmen are elected annually at the AGM.

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