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 […]

Nuttall loses Stoke-On-Trent Central by-election UKIP leader fails in bid to become party's second MP in Westminster

The Labour Party has held-on to the Stoke-On-Trent Central seat, with candidate Gareth Snell defeating UK Independence Party leader Paul Nuttall. Nuttall was hoping to become UKIP’s second Member of Parliament, but ultimately fell short by 2,620 votes, with the voting figures seemingly concluding that the party were also unable to appeal to Conservative Party […]

Nuttall to contest Stoke Central – reports

UK Independence Party leader Paul Nuttall is expected to be announced as the party’s candidate for the Stoke Central by-election. ITV News have reported that they believe Nuttall, who was elected leader in November, was selected and an official announcement is expected to be made soon. UKIP need to overturn a 5,000 majority held by […]