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UKIP’s unpopularity in Scotland

UKIP’s unpopularity in Scotland

Backbencher May 27, 2013 2

By Matthew Stinchcombe Last week UKIP’s Nigel Farage was harassed by angry Scottish protesters on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile; the incident has had damaging consequences for the UKIP leader’s public image and has further damaged

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A Complacent Labour Leadership Are Coasting

A Complacent Labour Leadership Are Coasting

Lee Jenkins May 9, 2013 2

Labour are lazily repeating the mistakes of the Tories in 2010 Not without justification, analysis of last week’s local elections has focused on the surge in popularity of UKIP, the renegade party of British

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David Cameron’s Fight Or Flight Moment Approaches

David Cameron’s Fight Or Flight Moment Approaches

Backbencher May 9, 2013 0

Refusing to debate with Nigel Farage could prove more damaging for David Cameron than the debate itself. I feel terribly sorry for David Cameron. Despite what is said about him in the press, he

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Cameron Must Learn From UKIP ‘Clowns’

Cameron Must Learn From UKIP ‘Clowns’

Andrew Thorpe-Apps May 7, 2013 2

Andrew Thorpe-Apps urges Conservatives to listen to the concerns of ordinary folk. UKIP gained a staggering 139 Councillors in the recent local elections, surpassing the dreams of even its most ardent supporters. Predictably, the

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A New Political Battleground: Rise of the UKIP Force

Backbencher May 6, 2013 0

Matthew Stinchcombe, UKIP declared a ‘sea-change’ at the 2013 local elections winning 147 councillors in local authorities (a gain of 139 seats) and an average of 25% of the vote across the areas which

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Local Elections: Prediction & Analysis

Local Elections: Prediction & Analysis

Backbencher April 29, 2013 0

The local elections matter hugely to all four parties. Voters will soon flock to the polls to vote in the last round of local elections for many areas before the next General Election. 27

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Military Crisis: Which Party leader do the public trust most?

Backbencher April 1, 2013 0

  Stephen Morris, In case you hadn’t noticed, the rhetoric in the West Pacific has been ramping up over recent weeks, leading to concerns that the regional actors may be descend into full scale

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UKIP ride high as Cyprus falls to catastrophe

James Snell March 25, 2013 2

  The Eastleigh bye-election was another strong showing from Ukip, who now seem to have form in nearly winning seats in the House of Commons. They came second in Rotherham and Middlesbrough, as well

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Why Do Some Leaders Resonate?

Why Do Some Leaders Resonate?

Backbencher March 14, 2013 0

Is style over substance affecting how we choose our national leaders? Some of our leading party figures are able to communicate a clear message, whilst others have more trouble breaking through. Boris Johnson, Michael Portillo,

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The Rise of the ‘Loonies’

The Rise of the ‘Loonies’

Backbencher March 9, 2013 3

Samuel Kerr charts the growing strength of UKIP and says David Cameron has much to worry about. How David Cameron must now be starting to regret his claim that UKIP were a party of

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