The multi-millionaire has been suspended from the party after criticising Nuttall’s leadership.
Posts Tagged: Arron Banks
Nadhim Zahawi: It isn’t UKIP that stands to gain from the collapse of Labour. It’s the Conservatives.
The “People’s Army” is an unpopular party and an unattractive brand. They always have been, and Brexit has changed nothing.
Daggers are drawn yet again, as Arron Banks seeks to take the party over after the Stoke result undermined its leader.
His critics have fallen for the Fact-Checking Fallacy: the illusion that in politics or journalism, accurate facts are all that matter.
Plus: Farage’s new radio show. Tim Barrow’s new appointment. And: the worst Christmas that I’ve ever had.
He might have got his life back, but he doesn’t seem to want to give up the limelight.
There is a misunderstanding about Arron Banks’s claim that Brendan Cox has chosen “to massively politicise” the murder of his wife, Jo Cox.
The Chancellor suggested that thoughtful politicians incline to one. But the more thoughtful one is about it, the more problematic it looks.
The People’s Army has lost thousands of members, has barely any money and is still beset by infighting.
Also: Demands for probe into expenses of SNP MPs as costs soar; economist says Wales no longer ‘significantly underfunded’; and more.
The concept of a non-party party, standing independents to “clean up politics” has been tried before.
Plus: Osborne – terrible at predictions but brilliant at quizzes. The Brexiteers sweep the Select Committee board. And: all the very best to Nick Boles.
The biggest challenge for their new leader will be escaping Farage’s shadow. The second biggest challenge will be keeping their major donor happy.
Her camp wants to move on from the subject. Quite right. But she will find it hard to do so until she has put doubts about her commitment to rest.
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.