Tag: Nigel Farage

Green party MEP backs Farage call for 2nd referendum

    The Green Party’s Keith Taylor has backed his fellow South East MEP Nigel Farage after the former Ukip leader suggested he could support a second ‘ratification’ referendum on EU membership. Speaking on C5 ‘Wright Stuff’ show this morning  ‘Brexit Bad Boy’ Farage said a fresh vote could; “Kill (the Remain campaign) off for…

Farage to hold public meeting at Fleming Park

Ukip leader Nigel Farage will be speaking at a public meeting at Fleming Park in Eastleigh on Tuesday May 20 – just two days before the country goes to the polls in the European and local elections. Farage is currently one of Eastleigh’s regional MEP’s and the meeting is to rally support for both Farage…

Ukip top General Election poll in Eastleigh

  Ukip have topped an early poll on the outcome of the 2015 General Election published in the Mail on Sunday today. The poll conducted by Survation puts Ukip in the lead with 32% (+4), Conservatives 28% (+3), Lib Dems 27% (-5)  and Labour 12% (+2). This is the first time Ukip have ever been…

Eastleigh Ukip : We won’t stand aside for Maria

  Eastleigh Ukip members have angrily rejected a suggestion from Conservative big wigs that the two parties should form an electoral pact in the next general election Conservative  vice-chairman Michael Fabricant, has proposed the Euro sceptic  party should  stand aside in 2015 in return for an ‘in-out’ referendum on EU membership arguing that the  deal…

Farage challenges Cameron to EU referendum debate

Ukip leader Nigel Farage has used a meeting in Eastleigh to announce that he will be going to Downing Street to challenge the Prime Minister to a public debate over the issue of an EU referendum. Farage had received the phone from Downing St confirming the appointment while on a pre – meeting walkabout of…

Farage could stand in Eastleigh

Ukip have not ruled out their charismatic leader Nigel Farage  contesting Eastleigh should a by-election be called at short notice. There has been much speculation in the press over the weekend after Conservative party chair Baroness Warsi said the conservatives had targeted the seat and that she believed Lib Dem MP Chris Huhne – soon…

Is there still time for a referendum?

Famously the Prime Minister said that he didn’t want to ‘bang on about Europe’. Time and time again he has dodged, ducked and dived the issue. In the coalition he has been able to blame the Liberal Democrats famous and historic Europhilia as an excuse not to do anything. Well, he says, my hands are…

UKIP query ‘Locals Only’ housing plan

UKIP leader Nigel Farage has challenged Eastleigh’s Lib Dems to explain how they intend to  limit new housing to just local people and prevent occupation by immigrants. Earlier this month Eastleigh News reported how Councillor Paul Bicknell had published and distributed a leaflet around the town’s Aviary estate that claimed  that new houses to be built on Chesnut…

Exclusive: Nigel Farage on Rights and Cats

If Theresa May was hoping that her speech to the Tory faithful in Manchester last week would simply soothe the grassroots’ nerves and lull them into thinking the government were the party of common sense, I suspect she may be disappointed. For rather than cheer the masses into mindless positive campaigning, she opened up a…

Farage cat tale snares Theresa May

An attempt by the Home Secretary Theresa May to get a laugh at the Conservative Party Conference by recycling one of Nigel Farage’s old routines has back-fired badly after it emerged the anecdote she repeated was largely untrue. In July, as part of a national speaking tour to promote his new book Fighting Bull the…

UKIP catching Lib Dems in polls

The latest Angus Reid polls is showing UKIP catching up with the Lib Dems as only two percentage points now separate the rival parties in a poll which puts Labour on 41%, Conservatives on 32%, Lib Dems on 10% and UKIP on 8%. This result follows the recent Barnsley bye-election where UKIP displaced the Lib…

Eastleigh Election Round Up

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Chris Huhne is now in London taking part in talks to try and form a government between the Liberal Democrats and the Conservative Party. Earlier on Friday morning he had secured re-election as MP for Eastleigh with an increased majority while Liberal Democrats in the neighbouring constituencies of Romsey and Winchester lost to the Conservatives…

Unseating Bercow will ‘Kick In Door’ for UKIP

It was glorious spring weekend in Eastleigh as eager PPCs took to the doorsteps for their first weekend of Election campaigning. Meanwhile the Town’s UKIP candidate Raymond Finch was also busy knocking on doors, 85 miles away in Buckingham. Along with other UKIP PPCs he been drafted in by a central office who are ‘throwing…