• Mike Hookem MEP - 'Sending NI veteran to trial for a 43-year-old line of duty killing is an absolute disgrace!'

    Mike Hookem MEP has condemned the decision of a Northern Irish court to formally charge a terminally ill, 76-year-old North Ireland veteran with attempted murder, as "nothing more a political witch-hunt aimed at appeasing Republicans.”

    Mr Hookem's comments came after it was announced great-grandfather, Dennis Hutchings - who served in the British Army for 28 years - will stand trial for the 1974 killing of a man running away from an army patrol. 

    Continue reading...

  • Tory Remainers fail British Tax-payers

    Some months ago UKIP made it very clear that the only EU citizens that should be given 'leave to remain' in the UK after it leaves the EU are those that arrived here before the triggering of Article 50. UKIP also made it clear that once the UK leaves the EU no benefits should be paid to any non UK resident relatives of EU citizens qualified to remain in the UK.

    Continue reading...

  • Senior Congressman confirms Britain 'ahead of the queue' for trade deal

    A senior US Congressman has said that Britain would be put ahead of the queue for a free trade deal with America.In a meeting with UKIP MEP Bill Etheridge, the first UK politician he had met with since his appointment to the trade role, George Holding said that the UK "would be better off outside the EU" and the UK would get a good deal with America.

    Continue reading...

  • UKIP condemns Ofsted for failing Jewish primary school

    The decision by Ofsted to fail a private Jewish girls’ primary school in North London for not teaching the politically correct state-sanctioned brand of ‘equalities’ is a worrying step towards totalitarianism.

    Continue reading...

  • Labour/Plaid ‘consensus’ on immigration is intellectually bankrupt

    The UKIP Wales debate on immigration was hijacked by a reactionary and bigoted response from Labour and Plaid Cymru members in the Senedd yesterday.

    Rather than engaging in constructive debate on the negative effects of immigration on wages, both parties chose destructively to smear UKIP members and they deliberately ignored the crux of the debate.

    Continue reading...

  • Only by saying we will walk away from EU talks do we have any chance of a good deal for Britain

    News today that Tory MPs are trying to water down Brexit, by saying the Prime Minister must accept any deal, has come as no surprise to a UKIP MEP.
    Tim Aker, MEP for the East of England, said “Saying that the Prime Minister must accept any deal is like an idiot going into a car showroom and driving out with a car he never wanted.

    Continue reading...

  • Queen's Speech was a wasted opportunity, putting PM's survival before the national well-being

    Responding to the Queen's speech today, Peter Whittle AM the UKIP deputy leader said: "Firstly, I applaud the continued sense of public duty shown by Her Majesty, particularly on a day when her consort has been taken to hospital.

    "As to the content of the Queen's Speech, it is of course to be welcomed that the government is setting aside time to deal with the requirement that we in the UK leave the European Union.

    Continue reading...

  • EU Army plans risk muddying lines of command and fragmenting unity

    UKIP MEP Bill Etheridge, the party’s Defence Spokesman, lambasted the EU today as the threat of a European Army marched ever closer.

    One of Germany’s most senior defence officials became the latest to add his voice to calls for a European army.

    Continue reading...

  • Why the EU has every incentive to delay and impede Brexit: a good deal for EU is bad deal for Britain

    Twelve months after the Referendum our Government has finally entered into ‘negotiations’ to leave the European Union under Article 50. We now face another two years of intensive argument with an organisation that has no incentive to agree a ‘good deal’ with the UK. Indeed they have every incentive to delay and impede our exit.

    UKIP's Brexit Spokesman, Gerard Batten MEP, said today: "All talk of negotiating a good deal is codswallop. A good deal for the EU would be a bad deal for the UK.

    Continue reading...

  • UKIP Deputy Chairman Suzanne Evans to take break from politics

    SuzanneEvansPort.pngEarlier this year, I was diagnosed with breast cancer. I had surgery in April, just a few days before Theresa May called the general election, and so I put my plans to take time out to rest and recover on hold.

    "Now the election is over, I intend to take a holiday from active politics, at least until the autumn.

    Continue reading...