Responding to Ed Miliband’s pledge of no referendum unless a future Labour government judges that further powers are being transferred to Brussels, Nigel Farage said:
“Clearly Ed Miliband is more frightened of Lord Mandelson than he is of the electorate at the moment. But we invite voters to join UKIP in helping to change his mind.
UKIP Deputy Leader Paul Nuttall has warned that the Electoral Commission is exhibiting dangerous levity when it comes to concerns raised over post vote fraud
A Judge who tries cases of electoral fraud has warned that the postal vote system in the UK was vulnerable to fraud on an ‘industrial scale.’ However the Electoral Commission has said it would not scrap the system.
“Here you have the independent body set up to ensure elections in this country are open, democratic and clean and yet when faced with serious concerns over vote rigging and criminal electioneering, they have essentially just turned their backs on the problem.”
Statement on the death of Bob Crow from Nigel Farage:
"I am sad at the death of Bob Crow. On a personal level I liked him. I agreed one hundred percent with him on the issue of the EU and that working class people were having their chances damaged by EU membership."
UKIP wants to engage with the Commonwealth and celebrate its integrity and diversity, but in order to do so, we must first disengage ourselves from the increasingly ambitious European Union, that nullifies our trade deals and continues to exploit many of our Commonwealth partners says UKIP's Amjad Bashir.
UKIP’s Lord Pearson of Rannoch who last year tabled a bill, which now awaits it's Second Reading in the House of Lords, to decriminalise the non-payment of the licence fee has today welcomed the plans backed by ministers that would mean that it would no longer be a criminal offence to refuse to pay the TV licence fee.
“UKIP has been aware in recent weeks of relentless activity by Times journalists aiming to derail its rapid rise in popularity. This has included questioning about the private lives of party staff that would disgrace the now defunct News of The World.
As announced by Suzanne Evans on the Daily Politics show today, UKIP will be holding an Action Day in Harlow on Saturday 29th March.
Meeting at the Latton Bush Centre, Southern Way, Harlow, Essex CM18 7BL at 10.30 for 11am.