Just got the official line from Hilary Benn’s office. He is now selling his shareholding, which came from his grandmother and father’s interest in the family publishing firm which was sold to UBM. “He doesn’t want to be drawn into this matter.”
John Curtice, professor of politics at Strathclyde University, says….
“The UKIP vote is going to the Tories. That’s the story of the first week of the campaign.”