Tag: May elections

Farage: Goodbye Nick!

Nigel Farage sang ‘goodbye’ to the Lib Dems at the South East Euro election declaration at Southampton Guildhall on Sunday which saw Ukip come first nationally and regionally while the Lib Dems lost all but one of their MEPs and were outpolled by the Green Party.

Poll sees Greens overtake Lib Dems

  The Green Party have pushed the Liberal Democrats into fifth place according to a survey for this month’s European elections, reports The Sunday Times  on its front page today. A YouGov poll for The Sunday Times finds 8% support for the Greens in the Euro elections, one point ahead of the Lib Dems. The newspaper says the…

“Local people not politics” says Dan

  Dan Brain, Conservative candidate for Eastleigh South is using his election campaign to highlight his view that modern local politics is in danger of losing sight of its true purpose in representing local people. Dan explains: “Over the last few years reading the political literature landing on my mat it was clear that much…

Peace Party calls for “fully integrated Europe”

The Guildford based Peace Party (UK) has launched its European Election Manifesto calling for a “a fully integrated Europe without borders”. The Union is the best chance we have of creating jobs, sharing the resources of our corner of the world, regulating free-market capitalism, encouraging co-operative ownership, having the best, publically-owned health care and creating…

“Greens only party standing up to Ukip”

  The Green Party is the only party who is ‘standing up’ to Ukip on immigration Green Party Leader Natalie Bennett told Eastleigh News at the launch of the Green’s European manifesto entitled ‘Real Change’ in London yesterday Bennett said the other parties had been weak in their response to Ukip’s recent ‘ dangerous and damaging’…

Ukip policies “anti working class” says Labour MEP candidate

  Ukip policies “are directly against working class people” according to South East Labour MEP candidate Anneliese Dodds. Dodds, who was speaking at a European Elections husting’s organised by Eastleigh Southern Parishes Older Peoples Forum explained: “They (Ukip) say working class people should pay the same rate of tax as the richest millionaires they say…

It’s House vs House

The Lib Dem leader of Eastleigh Council is facing an electoral challenge from a Ukip candidate with the same surname it has emerged with the declaration of candidates for the local borough and parish elections.