General Election called for June 8th

Prime Minister Theresa May has called a snap General Election to be held on June 8th. In a statement made outside 10 Downing Street, Mrs May said that the only way to “…guarantee certainty and stability for the years ahead is to hold this election and seek your support for the decisions I must take”. […]

A personal note to Sam Gould

Sam Gould is the Chairman of UKIP’s Caerphilly branch and was the area’s candidate at the 2015 General Election. He also works for the party’s MEP Nathan Gill and is known to many in the party for his loyalty and hard work. I have never met Sam but have spoken to him regarding stories related […]

SMITH’S SOAPBOX: Has the Trump Train chugged onto the wrong tracks? ALSO: The media silence on Sweden and why hasn't Douglas Carswell written back to me?

“I’m gonna bomb the shit out of them!” proclaimed President Trump of ISIS. Well, he’s made a start. And this bombing is at least in keeping with a promise he made in his campaign. Last week’s bombing of Syria against President Assad’s alleged chemical attack on his own people has seriously created division between his […]

SMITH’S SOAPBOX: Ta very much, Tony – you changed British politics for the worse Plus: The week in LOLitics and extension of congratulations to Nigel Farage

May 1st, 1997. I actually remember it well. Sat on the sofa, watching a jug-eared, failed guitarist called Tony Blair walk into Downing Street after a huge landslide victory which saw his New Labour vision come to fruition. I was only four-years-old at the time and my only interests were the Spice Girls and Action […]

Carswell Quits UKIP Breaking News

Douglas Carswell has left the UK Independence Party and is to become an Independent MP for the Clacton constituency. In a post on his blog, Mr Carswell said that he is leaving the party: “…amicably, cheerfully and in the knowledge that we won.” He added that he will not be calling a by-election. Carswell joined UKIP in […]

Nuttall pens open letter to ‘suspended’ Banks "The Party Chairmanship is not on offer"

UKIP leader Paul Nuttall has written an open letter to party donor Arron Banks just hours after Banks Tweeted that he had been suspended by the party. The Leave.EU co-founder claimed that his suspension was due to his criticism of the party, specifically his comments that the “current leadership couldn’t knock the skin off rice pudding”, […]