Phillip Broughton is standing for the Party in Hartlepool, historically one of their electoral strongholds.
Posts Tagged: UKIP
Douglas Carswell: Those posh left-wing people who get on the BBC have helped drive UKIP voters to the Conservatives
What we are witnessing right now is one of those magnificent moments in British political history; a great Tory pivot.
Plus: UKIP abandons the field against Remain Tories. A bike-riding Minister isn’t canvassing. And: Michael Crick should apologise.
May wants to break with the Thatcher tradition on controls, but there are risks from our old friend the law of unexpected consequences.
We began the election with Labour ahead in the polls in the capital. The Lib Dems are trying to capitalise on the Remain vote. And it’s likely to get nasty.
They’re simply winning over the voters of a competitor party. That’s how democracy works.
The poor showing for UKIP and the Lib Dems proves those on both sides of the debate wish to move on.
Her strategy of winning over UKIP voters en masse while not losing Remain Tories to the LibDems worked well yesterday. What will Labour voters do on June 8?
Net gains for the Conservatives in England 319 seats, net Labour losses 142, net UKIP loses 137, net Lib Dem losses 28.
I concluded that UKIP could not offer the articulate vision of the future that the residents I represent want.
Paul Mercer: Here in Loughborough, we’re finding a mass of former Labour supporters backing the Tories
The occupier of a council house declared that he had not voted for Nicky Morgan at the last election before explaining that this was only because he had been in prison.
The message is one of strong and stable leadership. But what does it actually mean?
The ‘progressive alliance’ is one of the left’s favourite myths – but the idea that Tory and UKIP votes are interchangeable is folly also.
Taking out the middle man is what the Protestant reformers promised to do, and Carswell is in his way a very Protestant figure.
Last time UKIP denied the Conservatives outright victories in Norfolk, Cambridgeshire, East Sussex. Lincolnshire, Oxfordshire and Warwickshire.