UKIP Spoof Tories’ Salmond Poster

After the Tories’ poster showing Miliband in Salmond’s pocket, UKIP release their own version…

New UKIP Video Teases Dan Hodges

 

New figures show 187,370 Romanians and Bulgarians were given National Insurance numbers last year, a rise of 576%. This video from UKIP today gently reminds one commentator of his prediction to the contrary… 

Farage Denies He Is “Messiah”

UKIP Candidate’s Song For David Cameron


Mandy Boylett, UKIP PPC for Stockton North, has a musical message for the Prime Minister. It’s her very own version of Chiquita by Abba…

Yet Another Mainstream Media UKIP Smear

“UKIP candidate gets date of General Election wrong on campaign poster” claimed the Telegraph this morning, publishing a leaflet from soon to be red-faced candidate John Tennant, who had embarrassingly told voters to turn out on May 6 instead of May 7.

Just one problem with the story: the leaflet was from 2010, when polling day was May 6. Whoops!

UPDATE: The Telegraph have now pulled the story.

Gobby Gets Gobbied

Michael Crick chases UKIP’s comms chief Paul “Gobby” Lambert down the road in Margate: “Are you going to resign, Mr Lambert?”

Meanwhile, in Margate…

The PR for a local production of The Producers gets UKIP’s spring conference off to a strong start…

Farage Flops in Washington

 

Yesterday the immigration figures were out and they were a disaster for the government. After promising to reduce them to “tens of thousands” they overshot by hundreds of thousands, with 187,000 Bulgarians and Romanians alone applying for National Insurance numbers in 2014, entitling them to work and claim welfare. This is UKIP’s signature issue, EU immigration. After the LibLabCon parties mocked the idea of a flood of Bulgarians and Romanians coming it was an open goal for Nigel to show he had been proved right again on the issue that really moves the dial for UKIP. Where was he?

Speaking to an empty room in Washington D.C. to a handful of political nerds before flying back for UKIP’s spring conference this weekend. The media priorities are crazy, the press operation is amateurish, Paul “Gobby” Lambert was brought in to get a grip on the party’s media handling. Gobby knows that forward planning is key to setting the media agenda. Nigel himself may be on his way from Thanet to Westminster, however there is still a long way to go for UKIP HQ…

Survation: Farage 11 Points Ahead in Thanet

A much-needed boost for UKIP after previous polls showing Farage trailing in the seat…

UPDATE: Andrew Cooper, boss at rival pollsters Populus and late of Downing Street, says Survation has screwed up the data:

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Farage Flirts With the Far-Right

Nigel Farage has vowed UKIP will not “get into bed” with the French far-right leader Marine Le Pen, rejecting an alliance because of the “prejudice and anti-Semitism” in the Front National. Though when Le Pen brushed past in the European […]

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UKIP Really Do Want To Go Back in Time

Techno Guido has uncovered what is perhaps the finest political website in Britain – behold UKIPcornwall.org:

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It harks back to a more innocent time, when beer cost £1.70, phones were something you plugged into a socket in the wall […]

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Angry ‘Kipper: Sorry For Swearing… “Cameron Still Chicken Sh*t Though”

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After he was elevated to the level of Famous For Westminster for his NSFW review of last night’s Channel 4 drama, Guido can reveal the seriously angry ‘Kipper is one Harry Mason. And he’s released the following statement:

“I would

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Quote of the Day

Labour’s Austin Mitchell muses on the campaign:

“What’s the problem? No use pointing at the leader. Too late to change and unnecessary for Miliband is doing well at Question Time. His problem is connecting with the real world. He doesn`t speak people and his protective team of naive kids are playing West Wing rather than letting the leader relate to real people. We could point at the party, shrunk in numbers and enthusiasm because everything, from policy formulation to candidate selection, comes top down rather than bubbling up from below so campaigning becomes the opium of members deprived of any real role, though they`re not even sure what they’re campaigning about, with or for, but its role is marginal.”

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