Leaving the EU matters, but it shouldn’t drive out other important issues entirely.
Posts Tagged: UKIP
Brexit magnifies the question of leadership, and is giving May a decisive advantage over Corbyn.
If she tries to work through populist edicts and diktats, she will fail. And if the Right argues that a few tax cuts for the richest will solve our problems, this will be no better.
Tina Stowell: The question that voters are asking in this election is – who’s with us, and who’s against us?
Last June’s Brexit vote had less to do with EU membership than a wider discontent with how Britain is governed.
It comes with a stipulation of its own. My constituency estimates, to adapt my 2015 mantra, are a probability, not a prediction.
Phillip Broughton is standing for the Party in Hartlepool, historically one of their electoral strongholds.
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.