Woolfe is talented, likeable and a natural small-c conservative. Hopefully the talks to try to persuade him to join the blues will now reopen.
UKIP conference: Farage is gone (for real, this time). James is the new leader. A purge is on the way.
The new leader’s speech was a missed opportunity. And the People’s Army is in danger of complacency.
The biggest challenge for their new leader will be escaping Farage’s shadow. The second biggest challenge will be keeping their major donor happy.
They might yet abolish the NEC in order to get their way.
It’s letting Labour off the hook and exposing itself to Conservative counter-attack. Is SNP-style phalanx discipline essential to nationalist success?
Yet another faction fight is being won by a combination of rulebook brutality and clumsy errors.
With the departure of their leader, and the Leave victory achieved, the “People’s Army” is turning its eyes to new voters and new messages.
The party’s two new spokesmen on economics and business are both unelected party officials.
In local by-elections since May, UKIP have suffered an average fall of 10.9 per cent in their vote share
They are the only party to have lost vote share in every single ward they have previously contested.
UKIP in-fighting intensifies: O’Flynn “is totally inexperienced…A scribbler with a single tier education”
The People’s Army has a long history of knife fights. This one will get more bloody before it is over.
The inflated hopes engendered by their 2014 annus mirabilis look set to sour a perfectly respectable result for the People’s Army.
On the future of Cameron and the date of a referendum there have been subtle but important shifts.
From leaving the EU to reducing the number of police forces, here is a brief run-through of the People’s Army’s most notable policies.
While other party leaders’ spouses are paraded round for a curious public, Kirsten Farage keeps out of the limelight. Good on her.
Even a dream night on May 7th has the potential to present some challenges for the “People’s Army”.