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Nigel Farage Strange Bedfellows and implications for UKIP

Posted by Greg Lance - Watkins (Greg_L-W) on 29/06/2012

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EFD Leader Nigel Farage MEP’s Strange Bedfellows and the damaging implications and outcome for Farage’s Party – UKIP!!

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before republishing a posting by Junius, which I believe should be widely circulated as a matter which the public at large should be aware of I would like to point out a fe4w facts of my own 😉

Indeed as Junius states: ‘Strange bedfellows’ and as a Party Leader representing others it is unwise to let ones own morality dominate, for I understand Nigel Farage is politically willing to consort with anyone who will pay him, as with The EFD members of whom he is a leader comprising racists, bigots, anti homosexuals, xenophobes, Holocaust deniers, anti Jewish and all manner of sordid low lifes.

It is also abundantly clear that Farage’s immaturity and personal insecurity is very much a driving force in his leadership of UKIP and for that matter his sexual inadequacy that leads to his sexual incontinence and dependence of drink, as widely publicised!

It is widely published Farage is indeed a good performing monkey and so attested by a prostitute with whom he consorted, who used her body to gain and subsequently sell her story to The News of The World.

As to Prof. Anthony Coughlan I have always found him to be erudite, informed, urbane, charming, and excellent company, with something of a golden tongue in composing his discussion, when I have dined with him.

I also found him an incredibly well informed opponent of EU membership and he was immensly helpful to me in our attempts to oppose The EU’s required devolution of Wales.

That I have co-operated with and received assistance from a Professor at an Irish University gives me little concern, and to have risen within Eire it is clear he would have had some sympathy with the IRA position.

I am happy to be quoted as having received assistance in my opposition to EU membership from one of, if not the leading EUroSceptics in Eire.

That he was associated with the IRA comes as no surprise, but as I have made clear I violently (and I use the term specifically) oppose organised terrorism that targets the innocent in the cowardly manner espoused by The IRA, and for that matter certain other factions in Ireland, both North and South.

Assuming the information regarding Prof. Coughlan’s IRA leanings is true, and he and others took great risks to liberate their homeland from association with Westminster, it is astonishing they have permitted their homeland to fall under the thrall of as malign and centralised a scam as The EU, which has no interest in Ireland beyond as a lure to hook Britain, ever more damagingly.

The rest of the seedy associates of Farage give greater concern than that so prominent a EUroSceptic as Anthony C. was at the same table.

Imagine for a moment just how badly it reflects on UKIP to have some of Farage’s other garbage in tow – the likes of the liar and fraud Marta Andreasen, Gerard Batten with his bigoted religious stances and un-British obsessions, the serial drunk Godfrey Bloom with his odious personal life and standards, in Farage’s party there is not a single MEP of any merit, integrity or ethics. No not ONE!

Consider the various rejects Farage has placed in his Press Office from Croucher, Page, Fuller, Towler, Kelly and similar trash – Just what likelihood is there that UKIP under its present leadership will EVER make any meaningful progress in British domestic politics represented by the likes of these!

Just look at the garbage being dredged up as candidates for elections little wonder only 9 out of 4,987 seats were won by UKIP! In the light of those elected perhaps UKIP would have been better off with ZERO albeit considered a gain to have the likes of Kevin Mahoney and his ilk as representation amongst the claque that pays homage to The Farage Party!

Now there is the prospect of serial rejects like Hamilton, Helmer, Swann, Woolfe, McGough, Crowther (temporarily carrying the can for the risible results Farage’s tactics gained in London & the Local Elections in May!), and a host of others being the new golden wonders for Farage’s party, easily put in place as Farage has concentrated all powers of selection in his own control and as is well documented has declared UKIP NEC will do what he tells them!.

As I have often said ‘On a good day there is no doubt Farage is a good performing monkey, but he sure to hell is no organ grinder and can not even be trusted to collect the money from the audience’!

I look forward to the continued support of Prof. Anthony Coughlan and his intellectual input in Britain’s struggle for liberty, as with his superlative expose of The Lisbon Treaty (aka. EU Constitution).

However I represent my own views and values and my own revulsion of both The EU and The IRA, unlike Farage who surrendered his independence as soon as he drew his income from the public purse as a representative of others.

Yet again I am unimpressed by Farage’s choice of bedfellows – though to be fair I have NEVER respected any of his ‘bedfellows’, just like the majority of the electorate – hence constant catastrophic domestic election results are the mark of his party.
A few soundbites and performance antics on obscure political programs watched by few do not a leader make!
Minded of those points and limitations do read the opinions and details offered by that on The Junius blog:

Thursday, 28 June 2012

UKIP: Strange bedfellows!

The UKIP website contains some reference to the recent Irish referendum on the Fiscal Treaty. Paul Nuttall makes some comments. The website of the far-right EFD group in the European Parliament, to which UKIP belongs, and of which Nigel Farage is co-president, does likewise.

 
But UKIP’s involvement in that referendum campaign runs deeper. Much deeper.
 
What Nigel Farage does not want you to know is that he has used this campaign to forge links with Irish Republicans.
 
Our photograph, which does not appear on UKIP’s website for obvious reasons, shows Farage with some rather obnoxious characters.
 
Here we have Anthony Coughlan. He is certainly a vocal, and highly articulate, eurosceptic. But let us look deeper. Coughlan was a key figure in the Provisional IRA front group, the Connolly Association. He was also involved with the Wolfe Tone Society, which campaigned for the ‘rights’ of IRA prisoners. Those are the very people that murdered British soldiers, and innocent women and children in pursuit of their Marxist aims. Wolfe Tone himself was a convicted traitor, who died of illness before the just sentence of execution could be carried out. He once stated that his hatred of England had always been “rather an instinct than a principle”.
 
We also note the presence in this picture of Hermann Kelly, UKIP/EFD press officer, who once wrote of Coughlan that he is “a good friend of mine”.
 
Some interesting stuff here:
 
 
 
No wonder that Farage has remained silent on the matter of HM meeting the verminous murderer Martin McGuiness, he has himself been breaking bread with the same people. Look at the picture, and see how Farage is leaning forward to get his face in front of the camera. It is all about him, as far as he is concerned.
 
Farage, whilst he has never served himself, and whilst his father left the TA under a cloud of alcoholism, and tainted by his League of Empire Loyalist/National Front connections, likes to be associated with the troops. We wonder how his ‘friends’ in the mob will react to his closeness to the IRA!
 
Also present in the picture is Morten Messerchmidt (or Harry Heinkel, as Farage calls him behind his back). Messerschmidt personifies the EFD group. With his conviction for incitement to racial hatred, and the fact that he was forced to resign his government job after being seen “Heiling Hitler” in a Copenhagen bar, he really sums up this vile little group of violent extremists.
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As an interesting aside you may well note that the original political commentator ‘Junius’ of 1769 >1772 who commenced his postings but mysteriously stopped having never had his, her or their identity exposed – no doubt such a day will come for the current commentator on UKIP’s vagiaries, corruption and idiocies, who posts from within The EU on a well informed basis and for whom there have been so many authors both speculated and attributed by the ill informed 😉

That the current Junius has continued to post for so much longer and with both greater insight and information and also frequency would seem to occupy a great deal of both time and effort on the part of EUkip Leadership and its low life claque, many of whom too ashamed of the dishonesty of their lies, defamatory claims and general behaviour to put their name to their comments!

The list of those attributed to be Junius must be most flattering to the actual authors but all too clearly UKIP leadership have as little knowledge of who are the authors as they have ‘Exit and Survival Plans’ for these United Kingdoms relative to the odious, undemocratic and obscenely costly EU sca,!
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Trying to make UKIP Sound Relevant

Posted by Greg Lance - Watkins (Greg_L-W) on 28/06/2012

Trying to make UKIP Sound Relevant
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Trying to make UKIP Sound Relevant!
All that is achieved is showing them to be a shoddy, naff & undeniable failure, even accepting the results shown in just one loaded poll UKIP is so far short of votes in domestic politics, even with the claimed 13% that provides not a single seat!
It is increasingly clear UKIP is just a rich gamblers attempt at personal relevance & a self enriching seat on the EU gravy train for a clique of unprincipled rascals!

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Putting the Tories right

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The UK Independence Party is a serious threat to the Conservatives

Nigel Farage, “an exceptional anecdotalist and very good company,” has made UKIP a political force

For Peter Kellner’s YouGov charts and analysis, click here


The man who is bankrolling the United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) lives and works at a penthouse in the heart of Mayfair, next to the famous Italian restaurant Cipriani. Etched into the building are the words “Too many laws, too few examples.” Inside, the lift ascends to a top floor sitting room with French windows opening onto a balcony overlooking central London. A maid prepares coffee with chocolate Bourbon biscuits. Then, up some steps, in sea-blue shirtsleeves, comes the unassuming figure of Stuart Wheeler, the 76-year-old multi-millionaire who a decade ago gave generously to the Conservatives and is now donating funds to UKIP.

Led by the telegenic Nigel Farage, UKIP is a now a serious political party. This year, it has doubled its support to 8 per cent, according to YouGov figures, on the back of dislike of Europe and immigration. In April, three polls showed UKIP as Britain’s “third party,” above the Lib Dems and peaking at 11 per cent. In the May local elections, UKIP averaged 13 per cent of the vote in the seats it contested. The party appears to have clinched a place as the acceptable face of nationalism, with its rival on the right, the BNP, seen by many as racist (a charge the BNP denies).

Commentators expect UKIP to perform very well at the European elections in June 2014. Farage claims that UKIP will replace the Lib Dems as Britain’s third party—a goal that is not impossible as the Lib Dems face potential devastation at the next general election, the penalty for their coalition with the Tories. But the Conservative party, divided over Europe, has most to fear. Polls regularly show a small majority of voters in favour of withdrawal from the EU. Yet Cameron is known not to want a referendum because of the priority of the Eurozone crisis, and the likelihood that a referendum would further split the Tory party.

There are two men who count in UKIP: Farage, leader from 2006-2009 and again since 2010, and Stuart Wheeler, generous donor since 2009. They are very different characters, but both show that UKIP can no longer be dismissed in British politics.

Farage acknowledges privately that his job is made easier with the Tories in power, as the compromises of office inevitably let down some Eurosceptic Conservative voters (Peter Kellner, p35). Wheeler’s sights are firmly set on his former Conservative allies. In his gentlemanly and soft-spoken way, Wheeler attacks the “Europhile” David Cameron. Wheeler gave UKIP “about £90,000” last year. In a move that will worry senior Conservatives, he is actively wooing disillusioned Eurosceptic Tory MPs to defect to UKIP.

“I have written to five different Eurosceptic Conservative MPs inviting each of them to have lunch with me, alone, without knowing who the others were,” he says. “All five accepted.” These lunches were “all very friendly. Whether anything will come of it is another matter. I mean I didn’t actually invite them necessarily to come over [to UKIP] but… It’s a hell of a thing of course for an MP to come over because, unlike an MEP who can more or less be guaranteed a seat in the European parliament as UKIP rather than Conservatives, your chance of being elected to the Commons as UKIP is very remote, because of the first-past-the-post system.”

However, some Tory MPs face problems with changes to the boundaries of their constituencies. These include Nadine Dorries, the outspoken backbencher who has described Cameron and George Osborne as “arrogant posh boys.” Wheeler will “neither confirm nor deny” any names of his lunch guests, but does agree that those with boundary problems are potential targets. “That’s true, and those who are near retirement and don’t want to be reselected or anything—they might be possibles, yes.”

“We’d be delighted for anyone to come over but I’m not going into who I have seen and haven’t seen,” he adds. Asked about Dorries he does say: “Well I suppose she has somewhat, I don’t know, well, from what I read, she may have rather burnt her boat with the Conservative party.”

Wheeler, whose background is Eton, Oxford and the Welsh Guards, is credited with inventing “spread betting” on financial markets (allowing people to place wagers on movements in asset prices without actually owning them). He made £90m, as widely reported, in 2000 after floating IG Index, the company he founded in 1974, on the stock market. He sold his final holdings in 2003, and says that “my income is way below my outgoings.” But he is a huge asset for any party, especially in a system which has no caps on individual donations or state funding. In the run-up to the 2001 general election, Wheeler gave £5m to the Conservative party under William Hague’s leadership, becoming the party’s biggest ever donor. But by 2009, he was disillusioned with Cameron’s leadership and announced he would be voting UKIP in the European elections. Wanting to back a party that seeks withdrawal from the EU, Wheeler donated £100,000 to UKIP that year, prompting his expulsion from the Tory party. The incident has left bitterness, with Wheeler claiming that Eric Pickles, then party chairman, “lied” about the way in which he was expelled. Pickles said he called Wheeler; Wheeler says he was sent an email.

Wheeler does not give money only to political causes. “The thing I hate most in life is torture, so 90 per cent of what I give to charities as opposed to political parties does go to the human rights organisations [such as Amnesty International] and it’s torture rather than any other human right that I’m concerned about.” He got involved in Tory politics under the leadership of Hague, who fought the 2001 general election with the slogan “24 hours to save the pound.” “I really didn’t get much interested in politics at all until I was invited to dinner with William Hague at White’s.” Now, however, he is scathing about Hague, Osborne and Cameron, primarily but not only over Europe. “I just think [the Tories] got it very very wrong, and they were not doing anything to protect our interests in the EU, for all they said they were going to. I just thought they were being useless about it and it was much better to support UKIP.”

Cameron is too pro-European for Wheeler. “I’m not being sarcastic when I say I don’t know why he is so Europhile. I literally don’t know.” Does he really think Cameron is “Europhile”? “I do really. Before the last election, people were saying ‘I know that Cameron’s not making very Eurosceptic noises but once he’s in power you’ll see’—well we haven’t seen, absolutely not.”

I put it to Wheeler that Cameron could be said to be one of the most Eurosceptic of Tory leaders, the only one to withdraw from the European People’s Party, the mainstream centre-right group. “Well, he took years to fulfil his promise to do so.” In any case, for Wheeler, the goal is more fundamental: exit and the reclaiming of sovereignty. “I strongly feel we should be out of Europe. But while we’re in it Cameron has made no effort on several important matters, most importantly the regulation of the City of London which is our biggest single earner and produces tax money.”

On the wider domestic agenda, does Wheeler agree with Norman Tebbit and David Davis who have written in Prospect and elsewhere of the Cabinet’s “cronyish” style? “From what I can make out, that does seem to be the case. But also Cameron’s judgement is fantastically bad. How could he have appointed [Andy] Coulson [the former News of the World editor who became Cameron’s head of communications]? And then—what’s he called—Jeremy Hunt [the culture secretary]? Hunt may or may not have done some things he shouldn’t have done, but he had made his [pro-Murdoch] position clear before he took that post, and so it was absolutely obvious that he shouldn’t have been appointed to it. It is obvious Cameron made a gigantic blunder.”

His wider problem with the government is “its pure incompetence. I mean this business—shaming as a British citizen—that people should have to wait three or four hours at British airports to get in; completely foreseeable, very nasty for the people and very bad for our reputation. How on earth did it happen?”

On the coalition, Wheeler echoes the view expressed by Tories on the right: that the Liberal Democrats are too influential. The Lib Dems, he says, “would be destroyed if there was an election. So, I think either he is just frightened when he shouldn’t be, or it’s a convenient excuse for doing what he wants anyway.”

Wheeler would consider giving money to the Tories again only “if they gave us a definite in or out [referendum]. But they would have to be much more gutsy on other things. They really are lacking in determination and a vision of where they want to go.” I ask whether he has had any approaches to return to his former party. “No, they just say, ‘Oh Stuart, we’ve got to get you back in the fold one of these days.’ But not so much recently because of things I’ve said.”

Wheeler says he is committed to UKIP, and he expects his party to do better than ever. “I mean it’s fantastic… Outside London we got 13.8 per cent where we stood. One interesting point is that the polls put us at 8 or 9 per cent on that morning, and so there may be something like not wanting to admit that you’re voting UKIP.” He adds that some polls still do not include UKIP as a separate option, offering only the three main parties and “others.” Wheeler believes that the polls “underestimate our support.”

UKIP’s short-term strategy is to force the government into holding a referendum on EU membership. “I’m sure Cameron would absolutely hate it—but the stronger rumour is that Labour is going to back it,” Wheeler says. It is true that Ed Miliband is being lobbied by Ed Balls and others to outflank the Tories and back a referendum. Miliband has yet to make up his mind, but his new head of policy, Jon Cruddas, also backs an in-or-out vote. “It would be a vote-winner I think,” Wheeler says, “because irrespective of which way you vote, most people do want a referendum on it, so I think if Labour does it, the Conservatives may be forced to.” However, on 6th June the Labour leader indicated he was minded not to call for a referendum soon.

The debate about whether to back a referendum cuts across political divides. David Owen, the former leader of the Social Democratic Party (which in 1988 merged with the Liberal Party to form the Liberal Democrats), has proposed a two-question poll, on whether or not to remain in an integrating EU with a view to eventually joining the euro, and whether instead voters would prefer to be “part of the single market in a wider European community.”

Wheeler agrees that the eurozone turmoil would help the “No” cause. But he points out that in the UK’s last Europe referendum in 1975, “the polls showed 6-4 for coming out and the result was 2-1 for staying in.” Though Europe is his great cause, Wheeler emphasises that UKIP projects a wider agenda. “We’re very strong on immigration—we’ll have people who want to work if we need them but not otherwise. The country’s full for the moment. We’d cap it for five years, and so I think we’re much better than the Conservatives on that. Grammar schools we are in favour of. Low taxes we are in favour of. We are sceptical about global warming, and I think that the amount of money that is being spent on that is absolutely astronomical, for a country that can’t afford it.”

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This wider platform is emphasised by Nigel Farage, UKIP’s leader. Farage, who once built his own brokerage firm, believes small businesses and manufacturing are the keys to rebuilding the economy. He dismisses Osborne as having “never had a job” and says the country is being run “by a bunch of college kids.”

I meet Farage at “Europe House,” the headquarters of the EU Commission in London, which also happens to be the site of the old Tory HQ in Smith Square where Margaret Thatcher waved triumphantly from the windows on election nights. Here, Farage and his two press officers have their London base along with other MEPs from rival parties. Before long, we retire to the local pub, the Marquis of Granby, frequented by Tories.

A regular on Question Time, Farage is well known as a campaigner on Europe. Like other outsiders in politics, such as George Galloway and Tommy Sheridan, he has a perma-tan (which is real, from travelling around Europe) and an easy way with ordinary people. But Farage is also an exceptional anecdotalist and very good company, full of insights and gossip about senior politicians. As he sips a pint of real ale (“like a good Burgundy, you never know how it will taste”) and smokes Benson & Hedges cigarettes outside the pub, Farage receives messages from his family about the garden benefiting from the early summer rain. He is a fishing enthusiast and reads widely in military history and politics. When I ask whether he favours proportional representation he says that, having read Roy Jenkins’s report into “AV plus,” that is the system he prefers.

A one-time Tory, Farage was a founding member of UKIP when it was first created in 1993. In 1999, he was elected to the European parliament as MEP for the southeast of England, a position he retains. UKIP was still seen by many as a joke, however, never more so than in 2004 when the Yorkshire and the Humber UKIP MEP Godfrey Bloom declared memorably: “I want to deal with women’s issues, because I just don’t think they clean behind the fridge enough.” That same year, Farage recruited the TV presenter Robert Kilroy-Silk, who was the party’s MEP for the east Midlands. This looked like a masterstroke, but a year later Kilroy, who sought the leadership, resigned, claiming the party was a “joke” and “sitting on its backsides in Brussels.” The then UKIP leader Roger Knapman said he would “break open the champagne,” adding, “It was nice knowing him, now ‘goodbye’.”

It was not until 2006 that Farage took on what proved to be a turbulent leadership, with the aim of changing the perception of UKIP as a “far-right” party. He may not have succeeded fully, but he has dispelled the widespread perception that it is racist. I last spoke to him in 2008, when his party and his own leadership were in crisis, riven with plotting. An unlikely moderniser, Farage was having his own “Clause IV moment”: a battle to expel British National Party infiltrators and broaden the party’s appeal. The battle was bruising, but helpful. Farage had conducted private polling to find out what put people off voting UKIP. He found that he needed to reach out to those who felt they might be “isolationist,” or a closet racist party.  Farage’s UKIP calls for a five year halt to immigration, but has no policy towards those already here. The BNP on the other hand has gone from a policy of “repatriation” of ethnic minorities in the UK to “voluntary repatriation.”

Farage’s breakthrough came in 2009, the year he now says marked the “real beginning” of UKIP. Following the expenses scandal and public alienation from all three main parties, UKIP began soaring in the polls. In May that year, a YouGov poll for The Sun showed UKIP on 15 per cent, only 5 per cent behind the governing Labour Party.

At the European elections in June, UKIP’s seats in the European parliament went up by one to 13. The party beat Labour to second place, winning 16.5 per cent, or 2.5 million votes. Despite this, Farage stepped down as leader, ostensibly to fight the Buckingham seat against the Speaker, John Bercow, at the 2010 general election. He says now that “it was not really about Bercow,” and that he needed a break from the  infighting and management.

In what he tells me was a life-changing experience, Farage was in a light-aircraft crash during the campaign. He walked away from the upturned plane, badly injured and with blood pouring down his face. Farage reveals that “the accident has changed me a bit.” He says he had a short fuse, that he was “the kind of guy” who had shouting matches with other drivers. And now “I don’t let the little things worry me any more.”

In August 2010, while still recovering from his injuries, Farage got a call from his successor as leader, Lord Pearson of Rannoch, who announced he was standing down. Farage urged him to stay, but knew the decision had been made. He stayed up all night smoking before the deadline for deciding whether to stand again. Even at breakfast he had doubts, he says, but he did stand, and won by a huge margin—60 per cent to the runner up’s 20 per cent. Farage, whose decision was influenced by Alex Salmond’s example in serving as SNP leader for a second time, says that this time he has the mandate to lead the party in his own way.

This means more public meetings, at which Farage excels. Every month, he conducts talks around the UK, with jokes, banter and arguing. He is not short on invitations from around Europe and says that “I could spend my whole time travelling.” Social media has been of great use. His appearances inside the European parliament are a hit on YouTube, including the time that he accused Herman Van Rompuy, EU council president, of having “all the charisma of a damp rag and the appearance of a low-grade bank clerk.” Under the best clips, Farage, who has 35,000 followers on Twitter, receives hundreds of messages of support, some from people in other EU countries, including Greece.

Farage may be on his way to fulfilling his ambition to be an MP—with the help of Wheeler, who plans to target key marginal seats. Pollsters suggest most UKIP voters will “return” to the Conservatives come the general election. It remains doubtful that UKIP will overtake the Lib Dems in the Commons.

At times in our conversation, Farage appears rueful, frustrated and even disdainful about his party. In the past, UKIP has had a toxic element. But through reform, popular public appearances and by broadening its base, Farage has made it a serious force. The next big challenge is the European elections in June 2014. Asked how UKIP will do, Farage says: “We aim to win. We aim to win and cause an earthquake in British politics.”

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It is astonishing just how You Gov has stayed in business when its polls so consistently fail to be representative in the ballot box – clearly we have come no closer to prediction than the ‘Swingometer’ of Bernard Braden .

After almost 20 years even with the ridiculously inflated poll claims of 13% NOTE that does not include the seats where UKIP achieved ZERO% so is an utterly meaningless example of how to lie with statistics!.
UKIP would have to double this 5 to stand ANY chance of winning a Westminster seat and the reality is that out of around 19,500 seats UKIP has achieved less than 30 of any relevance and that includes their near irrelevant MEPs who have become the joke of The EU parliament and are not just largely ignored but have ZERO relevance in decision making!

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Hi,
following up on this posting which can be viewed if you CLICK HERE
UKIP leadership would seem to have taken no clear action, presumably because they have so very few members elected to domestic positions in politics even the dregs they have are to UKIP better than nothing!
Yet again UKIP members are betrayed by UKIP leaderships ineptitude in screening and selecting candidates and staff – time and again the failures of leadership make it abundantly clear UKIP are unfit for purpose in their present structure.

Councillor slammed over town hall info leak

CARPETED ... controversial South Tyneside councillor David Potts.CARPETED … controversial South Tyneside councillor David Potts.

By PAUL KELLY
Published on Wednesday 27 June 2012 16:00

A CONTROVERSIAL South Tyneside councillor has been carpeted after a Town Hall data leak.

 

Coun. David Potts was investigated by the Standards Committee, having already been given a police caution for “the disclosure of highly sensitive and confidential personal information about individuals” in March.

It found he was in breach of three provisions of the Council’s Code of Conduct, which all elected members pledge to uphold.

Coun Potts’s conduct was in breach of rules which forbid the disclosure of confidential information and which requires councillors to treat people with respect.

The UKIP member for the Cleadon and East Boldon ward was also found to have brought the council, and his office as an elected member, into disrepute.

Coun Potts has been formally censured by the Standards Committee and will see the withdrawal of his facilities for six months, meaning that he will be restricted in the support services he will receive from council staff.

His computer equipment, including his Blackberry and laptop, will be retained by the council for six months, and all his contact with authority officers in the same time period will have to come through a single named contact.

He must also write a letter of apology to all members of the Council within 28 days.

Coun Potts can appeal against this decision within 21 days of receiving the decision in full.

A council spokesman said: “Our residents rightly expect the highest standards to be upheld by their elected representatives, and it is our responsibility to tackle inappropriate behaviour if it arises.

“The sub-committee received the investigator’s recommendations and considered representations submitted by Coun Potts before concluding that serious breaches of the code had taken place.

“This ruling sends a clear signal that South Tyneside Council does not tolerate inappropriate behaviour at any level.”

The Gazette was unable to contact Coun Potts for comment today.

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Nigel Farage of UKIP re the tax haven of Jersey

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it was interesting to note Nigel Farage embroiled in posturing on the merits of Jersey becoming Independent of The UK and intimating they should wait to see if Britain can extricate itself from control of its financial institutions by the malign powers of The EU first.
as discussed in the article on the BBC web site at CLICK HERE
Might this be pandering to the miniscule population of Jersey (just under 98,000 – many of whom would not welcome independence) or is it pandering to the tiny weenie number of millionaires who rip off Britain by using it as a tax haven and shelter for their money – just as with those who use The Isle of Man (eg. Nigel Farage with his so called ‘Farage Educational Trust’).
Surely since Farage is NOT a UKIP MEP with responsibility for Jersey as that role falls to Trevor Colman MEP for the South West and the ex Tory failure William Dartmouth likewise an MEP for UKIP in the SW which includes Jersey.
As Farage has made many £Millions from his career as a politician and sets no example by banking overseas and Dartmouth is an hereditary multi Millionaire whose wife sold one of her properties not so long ago for £13M. might such comments regarding tax havens not seem more apposite coming from Trevor Colman!
To take the matter of the tedious little island of Jersey where there seem to be only 4 things to do – Fiddle one’s taxes (albeit legitimately through loopholes as with K2 which Jimmy Carr has hugely advertised recently!), drive around the island viewing the sea from the right hand window of one’s car or reverse the direction for a different view! or drink!

Frankly after 2 days on the island we were so bored that we all went to the zoo – a rather small and repetitive private collection of mainly small animals and a few gorillas even that was boring after 40 minutes!

Perhaps UKIP would do well to remember when posturing on such small issues that were Jersey a town in Britain it would be 50th. in order of size of population after the mighty metropolis of Carlisle!

It is to be admitted that Jersey does seem to have a disproportionate percentage of wrecks be they of sail vessels, windjammers, clippers, schooners and the like but even more noticeable are the wrecks of livers, lives and marriages due to alcohol, or the wreck of lives as they have to send their children overseas for higher standards of medicine as with many of their medical needs!
It is however worth noting that it may well have been a tax haven for longer than many might think in the light of the recent discovery of the largest ever hoard of iron age coins being between 50-60,000 with a value of around £10Million!
So is it treasure trove, tax or the until recently rights of ‘droite de seigneur’ of the French community that appeals to Farage 😉
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UKIP Councillor censured for irresponsibility re data!

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UKIP Councillor David Potts censured by South Tyneside Council ‘for inappropriate behaviour’ for irresponsible leaking of confidential data!!!

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following up on this posting which can be viewed if you CLICK HERE
UKIP leadership would seem to have taken no clear action, presumably because they have so very few members elected to domestic positions in politics even the dregs they have are to UKIP better than nothing!
Yet again UKIP members are betrayed by UKIP leaderships ineptitude in screening and selecting candidates and staff – time and again the failures of leadership make it abundantly clear UKIP are unfit for purpose in their present structure.

Councillor slammed over town hall info leak

CARPETED ... controversial South Tyneside councillor David Potts.CARPETED … controversial South Tyneside councillor David Potts.
By PAUL KELLY Published on Wednesday 27 June 2012 16:00

A CONTROVERSIAL South Tyneside councillor has been carpeted after a Town Hall data leak.   Coun. David Potts was investigated by the Standards Committee, having already been given a police caution for “the disclosure of highly sensitive and confidential personal information about individuals” in March. It found he was in breach of three provisions of the Council’s Code of Conduct, which all elected members pledge to uphold. Coun Potts’s conduct was in breach of rules which forbid the disclosure of confidential information and which requires councillors to treat people with respect. The UKIP member for the Cleadon and East Boldon ward was also found to have brought the council, and his office as an elected member, into disrepute. Coun Potts has been formally censured by the Standards Committee and will see the withdrawal of his facilities for six months, meaning that he will be restricted in the support services he will receive from council staff. His computer equipment, including his Blackberry and laptop, will be retained by the council for six months, and all his contact with authority officers in the same time period will have to come through a single named contact. He must also write a letter of apology to all members of the Council within 28 days. Coun Potts can appeal against this decision within 21 days of receiving the decision in full. A council spokesman said: “Our residents rightly expect the highest standards to be upheld by their elected representatives, and it is our responsibility to tackle inappropriate behaviour if it arises. “The sub-committee received the investigator’s recommendations and considered representations submitted by Coun Potts before concluding that serious breaches of the code had taken place. “This ruling sends a clear signal that South Tyneside Council does not tolerate inappropriate behaviour at any level.” The Gazette was unable to contact Coun Potts for comment today.

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Christopher MONKTON in aclimate of UKIP’s making!

Posted by Greg Lance - Watkins (Greg_L-W) on 26/06/2012

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UKIP’s discredited Gawain Towler adds credibility to Monkton’s antics!

However it will be noted that despite UKIP denials he is still listed as head of UKIP Scotland and one of their policy leaders on their web site – although we all know Farage invents and dictates policy!

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you may find this consideration of Christopher Monkton and his relationship with UKIP of interest!

12.24pm: The Guardian’s Leo Hickman writes to tell me about what everyone’s favourite eco summit attendee has been up to at Rio:

British climate change sceptic Christopher MoncktonBritish climate change sceptic Christopher Monckton. Photograph: Torsten Blackwood/AFP/Getty ImagesAs has become the norm at such international gatherings in recent years, the eccentric climate sceptic Lord Monckton has flown in to Rio to perform his party piece about how environmentalists are trying to establish a “world socialist government”, and such like. What is less clear these days is whether his colleagues at the UK Independence Party (Ukip) approve of such interventions.

Under Lord Pearson, the previous Ukip leader, Monckton was the party’s deputy leader and was also variously the head of the party’s policy unit, as well as its
spokesman on energy and the environment. But ever since fellow eccentric climate sceptic Roger Helmer defected from the Conservatives to Ukip earlier this year, he has assumed the latter role. So what, if any, role does Monckton now have at Ukip?

Gawain Towler, Ukip’s press spokesman, has confirmed to me this morning that Monckton “no longer has any formal role” with Ukip. Towler described Monckton as an “outlier” who is now “semi-detached” from the party, partly because he’s “barely in the country these days”. (Before arriving in Rio, Monckton had been touring the US Tea Party circuit casting doubt on the origins of Barack Obama’s birth certificate.)

I asked if there had been a falling out between Monckton and the current Ukip leader, Nigel Farage. Towler said not, but said that Monckton – whom he described as a “17th century pamphleteer” – was sometimes the source of “frustration” and was “very much Lord Pearson’s man – they own contiguous shooting estates in Scotland”. Towler added that Monckton had been active in the party at a time when it was “not drowning in talent”, but the recent surge in popularity for the party had seen a fresh influx of personnel. Monckton was a
“loose cannon”, said Towler, but Helmer is a “tied-down cannon, pointed in the same direction”.

Interestingly, Towler said Ukip was now considering which seats to target at the next election (or by-election). In an attempt to replicate Caroline Lucas’s successful tactic in 2010 when she targeted Brighton Pavillion in her quest to become the first Green MP, Ukip will focus its resources and attention on constituencies where there is sizeable opposition to wind farms and where there are “Greg Barker-type MPs”. Towler said that Ukip was now communicating with all anti-wind farm groups and offering them “help and assistance”.

To view the transcript article in context CLICK HERE

To be criticised but the totally discredited pervert Gawain Towler and UKIP’s corrupt leadership may well be considered a compliment by some, including the self publicist Christopher Monckton who is seen by many as a liability to pragmatists who do not glibly buy into the ‘Warmist Theories’ and the tax raising concepts of Anthropogenic global warming, which since it has occured cyclically on our planet long before mankinds emergence would seem to have little to do with mankind in the long term!
Gawain Towler who has from time to time boasted of his sexual hedonism and was dropped as a UKIP candidate by his regional selection committee after alegations by his wife were made that she had caught him in a very sexually aroused state whilst bathing with his young daughter after which the couple separated I understand.
Nigel Farage arbitrarily reinstated Towler as UKIP is after all his personal feifdom! In the light of these facts it is clear that Towler is now little or nothing more than Farage’s lap dog having been deselected by the party (in as far as ‘The Party’ has any say or relevance!)
A poster based on artwork by his wife using him as ‘the print block’ in an art class held on an EU grant I understand!
A slightly more acceptable picture
featuring Gawain Towler as a poseur for bedroom wear
imported afrom Turkey nd sold by Alan Bown
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Helping The British to Understand The EU

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This article in ‘Public Service EUrope’ magazine shows clearly a reason why These United Kingdoms should Leave-The-EU!

We would in virtually every way be Better-Off-Out of The EU & the more articles like this the British read the better will be their understanding of these facts!

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This article in ‘Public Service EUrope’ magazine shows clearly a reason why These United Kingdoms should Leave-The-EU!

We would in virtually every way be Better-Off-Out of The EU & the more articles like this the British read the better will be their understanding of these facts!

Banging on endlessly about the same old issues and how we hate The EU will NOT convince the public and prepare them for either the collapse of The EU or a Referendum and a planned withdrawal.
The more people understand the bloated, malign, self serving institutes of The EU and in what way we will be Better-Off-Out the greater the danger of a Yes vote to Leave-The-EU in a referendum and amongst our self serving MPs and the few patriotic ones who genuinely believe in Britain!
If only UKIP had NOT become so corrupted by their own importance and the very many bribes The EU hand out using OUR money perhaps in 20 years they would have built a lexicon of data sheets regarding the benefits for us when we Leave-The-EU – an easily searched archive and rebuttal of the dangerous propaganda from organisations like Open EUrope, The EUropean Movement, The Greens, The Lib.Dims., and the various hugely costly torrent of propaganda and misrepresentation from The EU itself and its bought and paid for lakeys like The BBC and the many lobbyists living at the expense of The EU on our money!
Sadly in UKIP’s 20 years it doesn’t even have a clear ‘Exit & Survival Strategy’ it just childishly tub thumps with jingo and no clear vision, plan, strategy, tactics or even answers – beyond the self enrichment of the clique of charlatans and scoundrels styuffing their pockets at the top.
UKIP it seems is all to clearly built in the image of The EU fulfilling the aims of the EU to discredit EUroScepticism as they feed from the public purse by both legitimate and fraudulent exploitation!
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MEP: European Ombudsman a ‘bloated’ office

by Nikki Sinclaire

22 June 2012 Delicious
The function of the European Ombudsman’s office is vital in the interests of transparency, but it has become a bloated bureaucratic entity with insufficient public recognition, writes independent MEP

The office of European Ombudsman has existed since 1995 with a remit to investigate European Union institutions, in response to complaints by citizens, on the grounds of maladministration – for example administrative irregularities, unfairness, discrimination, abuse of power, failure to reply, refusal of information or unnecessary delay. The main subject of complaints is, by far, the European Commission.

The present incumbent, in office since 2003, is Nikiforos Diamandouros, an esteemed Greek academic who was previously the National Ombudsman of Greece. He presented his annual report for 2011 to the European Parliament on June 18, and it makes interesting reading. When we consider that the EU has a population of over half a billion people, we might expect something more than the 698 complaints that the ombudsman received in that year which actually fell within his mandate.

In 2011 the overwhelming majority of complaints, as many as 1,812, were in fact outside the ombudsman’s remit, and of the 698 that he was able to address, 128 were subsequently marked “no further inquiries justified”. And so, from a population of half a billion citizens, a total of 578 complaints were actually dealt with in a meaningful manner. He has a lot of people to help him deal with these complaints: the ombudsman’s official website lists no less than 74 staff members based in Strasbourg. This, apparently, is not enough: for 2013 he is asking for extra staff, as well as an increase of almost 4 per cent in his annual budget taking it to just under €10m.

Another interesting statistic concerns the origins of complaints. Probably the most Eurosceptic of member states, the United Kingdom, accounted for just 141 complaints. This was amongst the very lowest levels per capita. Given that we are, according to popular opinion, a ‘nation of whingers’, this seems somewhat odd, and I questioned the ombudsman about this. There is clearly a lack of awareness of his office and its activities among the citizenry, and I asked him if he thought there might be a way in which MEPs could encourage citizen engagement in their member states. The answer was that no, actually, he did not have any thoughts about that.

I am not opposed to the concept of an ombudsman per se. In fact in the interests of openness and transparency such a function is vital, and I am pleased that he is appointed by, and accountable to, the only publically elected body within the EU institutions, the parliament.

What I am opposed to is a bloated bureaucratic entity that clearly suffers from a lack of public recognition that hampers its work. And one that seeks to expend itself and its budget while its host body inflicts austerity programmes on citizens in member states, and presides over job losses and lost livelihoods – as a generation of youth look on and contemplate the careers they may never have. ‘Fiddling while Rome burns’ is an analogy that we have heard often during the EU’s response to the eurozone crisis, but I would argue that it is an apt one.

Nikki Sinclaire is an independent MEP who represents the West Midlands in the United Kingdom

Read more: http://www.publicserviceeurope.com/article/2109/mep-european-ombudsman-a-bloated-bureaucratic-entity#ixzz1ynI8qevN

Let us see more articles like this and hopefully have them well archived and clearly indexed for ease of access.
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Cowardly UKIP Sock Puppet reminded of THE FACTS!

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The point at issue was a discussion of Ashley Mote‘s EUroSceptic credentials, NOT the fact that he was found guilty under strange circumstances of benefit fraud by a high powered team of some 12 Government Lawyers an offence long before he was elected as a UKIP MEP!

Nor of the fact that he has done all he can to clear his name believing, rightly or wrongly, that he was subject of a false verdict, based upon overwhelming ‘political’ pressures!

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here is an interesting reminder of FACTS by Barbara Booker (ex UKIP resigned in disgust some time ago) for the attempt to smear the reputation of Ashley Mote as a EUroSceptic by one of the cowardly and fundamentally dishonest UKIP Leadership sock puppets.
It is sad that UKIP so consistently has its position befouled by the likes of such cowardly low lifes and their defamatory lies.:
Quote Originally Posted by Independent UKIP View Post
One aspect of Mote which has surprisingly not been given any attention in this topic is his decision to join ITS in the European Parliament. UKIP is almost universally criticised on here for being a part of EFD but Mote happily sat in a group with Alessandra Mussolini & the French National Front, amongst assorted others some of whom actually make them seem moderate! (I note that a Flemish ITS member is now in EFD.)
Ah, yes, the ITS group, standing for ‘Identity, Tradition, Sovereignty’, about which Nigel Farage told Portsmouth Today in January 2007: “Mr Mote was elected for UKIP, and the people who have voted for him would not expect him to be sitting with these people. It is a complicated process when deciding which group to join, and certain compromises have to be made, but sitting with people like that is beyond the pale”. The new group which Farage found beyond the pale included:

Frank Vanhecke of Vlaams Belang, currently a colleague of Farage himself and other UKIP MEPs in the EFD group

Philip Claeys (Vice-Chairman of ITS), Vlaams Belang, currently a fellow board member of UKIP MEP Godfrey Bloom in the European Alliance for Freedom (EAF)

Andreas Molzer (Bureau member of ITS), Austrian FPO, also currently a fellow board member of Godfrey Bloom in the EAF

Marine Le Pen, French FN, also of the EAF http://cep.rhul.ac.uk/cep-blog/2012/…n-freedom.html

Interestingly, when the new group was in the process of being set up in October 2006, EUObserver published an article ‘Far-right aims to form group in European Parliament’, claiming that some UKIP MEPs might join it. UKIP reacted strongly with a statement: “The UK Independence Party formally rejects the allegation made yesterday on the website of EUObserver.com that members of the party may have had talks with the proposed far right grouping being discussed in the European Parliament”.

UKIP forced a retraction and apology from EUObserver, with party chairman John Whittaker saying: “I am disturbed that EUObserver could print such a groundless allegation and I note that they have admitted that there is no substance to it”.

Makes you wonder what UKIP was bellyaching about. Its MEPs subsequently not only formed connections with former ITS members as listed above, but also with others referred to in the EUObserver article, the Lega Nord and League of Polish Families.

Funny how yesterday’s “far-right” and those who were “beyond the pale” have become today’s valued colleagues!

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Even Paul Wesson is making a fool of himself with what looks like a vitriolic vendetta against Ashley Mote as he bullies and browbeats anyone who dares to ask questions (BvL) regarding Mote’s conviction and the genuinely stated opinion of Niall Warry. It seems Wesson has quite lost his marbles as he is now trying to pretend I am posting on his squalid little forum which we know is packed with liars, cheats and UUKIP sock puppets ever willing to lie and defame those presenting facts and even banning people like myself, on the orders of UKIP for having published irefutable facts regarding UKIP.Many will remember how Anthony Butcher and his moderators were happy for anonimous lies about me to be published for UKIP, obeyed UKIP in repeated dishonesty and ad hominem comments regarding me when I showed beyond doubt that Nigel Farage’s chosen MEP Tom Wise was found guilty of colluding with Lindsay Jenkins to defraud the public purser – for which Tom Wise was subsequently jailed for 2 years and charges against Lindsay Jenkins were dropped when Tom Wise pleaded guilty during their trial!

As to Ashley Mote there is no doubt he was found guilty but I personally find the case to have failed to convince and I and some others question whether justice was seen to be done, for various reasons.I have little doubt that The Crown proved its case to its satisfaction – however odious as some may find Mote there is some doubt in my mind based upon timing and the determination of the crown to deploy some 12 lawyers to establish the weight of their case and expend around £1Million of public money on the alegation of about £70K of fraud.

I also empathise with the argument that pre paid tax on betting can be construed as having paid the due tax on any winnings – were that not the case the floor of most betting shops would be empty denuded of the unemployed who seem able to find considerable sums for gambling!The verdit may well have been returned in the court but in the public at large there is no doubt that a number of people consider that verdict to have failed to see justice done.

May I also add that the vendetta launched by some, such as Farage who even employed senior UKIP staff to follow the case and write the spin!

That conversely in the clear case of fraud whilst in elected office by Tom Wise, exploiting his elected position for personal gain (be minded Ashley Mote’s alleged and questionably proven offences were lomng before his election) Nigel Farage took no meaningful action against Tom Wise beyond repeatedly telling lies to and on the media regarding his having fired Tom Wise from UKIP, which he did NOT.

You may recal Tom Wise was a UKIP MEP until long after he had been exposedf as a fraudster by The Sunday Times and others and long after Mike Nattrass’ expletive riddled defence of Tom Wise on the grounds that if Tom Wiser was found guilty so would all The UKIP MEPs be!

May I also remind you that when The News of The World exposed Tom Wise’s greed and corruption Roger Helmer The Tory MEP was also supportive of Tom Wise even on the film taken by TNoTW!

Some may remember the open attack made on me by the duplicitous scoundrel Roger Helmer for seeking to expose corruption of those in public office – a stance followed by Mike Nattrass, Derek Clark, Mark Croucher, Paul Nuttall, Mike Nattrass, Graham Booth, Stuart Parr, Anthony Butcher, Lindsay Jenkins, Trevor Colman, Clive Page, Gawain Towler, Mick McGough, Douglas Denny, Stuart Gulleyslime, Malcolm Wood and many other liars and low lifes in and supportive of UKIP corruption – often for their own personal gain!

It is not just the utter incompetence of UKIP, as shown by their catastrophic performance in dometic politics, but their duplicitous, dishonest, defamatory cyber stalking and abuse that show that wityhout radical change they are clearly unfit for purpose as in the vanguard of EUroScepticism.

It will also be worth noting the irefutable racism, anti homosexuality and advocacy of violence amongst UKIP leadership team and their close associates that shows them for what they sadly have become – an enrichment clique supported by a vile claque seeking their own empowerment and or enrichment.
There are ZERO exceptions as none amongst the leadership team has EVER spoken out or tried to correct that fundamental corruption with the brave exception of Nikki Sinclaire and there is a sneaking suspicion that a fabricated case is being built to entrap her in a web of UKIP created lies – as revenge for braking ranks to do the job for which she was elected rather than perpetuate the leadership scams!
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By-Election Results of 21-Jun-2012

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By-Election Results of 21-Jun-2012
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Huntingdonshire, Earith

C 524
UKIP 437 (36.3%)
Lab 96
L Dem 92
MRLP 54

Hertfordshire County Council

Con 1413
Lab 693
LD 456
Green 180
UKIP 151 = 5.1%
Ind 61

Woodhall Farm, Dacorum BC.

Con 566
Lab 406
LD 70
EDP 47
UKIP 43 = 3.8%
Green 24

& so the collected result
showing just how easy it is to lie with statistics to claim UKIP is the third party in British politics – despite it has only 9 elected individuals in local government of any standing – it is very misleading to conflate Parish & town busy bodies with any realistic claim to Governance – they are a near irelevant tier of government and it is claimed that such positions should ALL be community based and NOT act on the basis of any political affiliation.

Anyway – The totals, despite risible results in 2 of the 3 by-elections due to an out of character result in Huntingdonshire – the political home of UKIP’s regional organiser who is salaried as an employee of David Bannerman of the Conservative Party with what was admitted by Stuart Agnew to be money stolen from the public purse by himself and David Bannerman!

This corruption clearly pays in politics as no one, after5 the revelations of the Local Government report could mistake Peter Reeve for other than an ambitious, bullying and self interested twerp – alo0ng with his clearly inadequate partner Lisa Duffy (as shown in the report and by the results of almost everything she has touched in UKIP viz. London Election, UKIP Yoof etc. etc.).
Con – 2503
Lab – 1195
UKIP – 631
LibDim – 618
Green – 204
Ind – 61
MRLP – 54
EDP – 47
So UKIP is the 3rd. most successful party across these 3 by-elections (though one result was a statistical anomally)
UKIP obtained 631 votes out of a total of 5,129 total or areound 12%
The turnout was under 30%!
So UKIP received 12% of the vote and about 4% support from the electorate.
This brings UKIP little closer to having any relevance whatsoever in domestic politics and it is consistently catastrophic results across the country with the occasional (very) aberative result in a small constituency making not a hill of beans difference.
Even giving UKIP the benefit of the manifestly justified doubt and accepting their own propaganda perhaps on their present progress extrapolated based on actual achievement we might hear from UKIP when they predict they will ever have ANY meaningful relevance in domestic politics.
UKIP might also care to share with their supporters their explanation as to why they have been such a catastrophic failure over the last 20 years and why there is no earthly justification for believing this odious claque of liars & low lifes leading UKIP should be trusted running a sweety shop let alone a political party – Particularly in view of their consistently proven dishonesty, cor5ruption, racism and anti homosexuality and regular losses on behalf of members in the Courts let alone the ever growing list of UKIP leadership team who have been caught with their hands in the till dishonestly depleting the public purse and being ordered to repay money stolen.
In terms of how incredibly few elected individuals UKIP has it is an astonishing percentage who have criminal convictions or verdicts against them by courts and other official bodies.
In percentage terms clearly UKIP is in the field of dishonesty, greed and self serving corruption far and away  the Number 1 Party in British politics.

Sad when they had so very much support from so very many decent folk the most active of whom have been attacked and driven away for daring to introduce transparency, honesty, probity and professionalism!

UKIP is clearly unfit for purpose and seems not to be making ANY intelligent action tyo acquit its elected duty to Lead Britain OUT of The EU – rather it seems to be wallowing in the mire seeking enrichment, apeasement, subsidiarity and footling reforms.

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UKIP Catastrophic Local Election Results Explained!

Posted by Greg Lance - Watkins (Greg_L-W) on 20/06/2012

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This is the ‘text’ of the Full Report to UKIP NEC regarding the debacle and unprofessional shambles that is UKIP leadership’s abitity to run or manage virtually anything!

UKIP under its present leadership & structure is clearly unfit for purpose & corrupted!

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the following information which exposes the rats nest that is UKIP leadership, with its utter incompetence, unprofessional behaviour, internal squabbling, back stabbing and the bungling stupidity of its crass salaried & unsalaried staff.
It is abundantly clear that UKIP’s utter incompetence makes them, on virtually every count, unfit for ANY responsible office – It is so sad to see the Party which so many of us have supported turned into a self serving scam in total betrayal of the EUroSceptic cause.
The parasites and liars like Mick McGough (and many more) defaming and lying to protect their personal interests – endless attacks based on their repetition of lies to mislead and beguile the gullible to keep their own positions.
Their own electoral returning officer’s detailed report on the selection and election process in The EUro elections showed current NEC members, like Mick McGough, to be willing to lie and cheat their associates and so called friends for their own personal gain and the report exposed so very much more, as presented to UKIP NEC but denied by the liars on the NEC for their own self preservation.
No doubt in the realisation that Junius & I had a copy of the latest report to The NEC – McGough & other low lifes in UKIP leadership claque have been desperately dissembling and openly telling lies about myself, Junius, UKFirstParty and various other UKIP supporters who have been driven out of the party by its corruption and incompetence – its betrayal of the very people who put these scum in office!

The detailed 19 page report published below was supplied to me as a .pdf by ‘e’Mail from a reliable source working as staff for UKIP in the EU, known to me. We have deliberately left it for a few days to permit wider circulation so that it could not be so readily traced to our sources and also so that more UKIP members would see it and it would be harder for UKIP’s corrupt leadership to scurry around and try to hide copies and deny the truth – as they have done in the past!

 

UKIP’s usual attempts to cover-up all too readily involve attacking the messenger and using usefull idiots and ambitious sock puppets to lie and defame the messenger.

 

A measure of the stupidity of UKIP is that in repeatedly telling lies they hugely damage themselves and as they have failed to find and identify a single solitary dishonest entry on the whole of my web site, blogs or various other postings they are shown for the low lifes and liars they clearly comprise.

 

Similarly with their duplicitous attacks on those who publish the Junius blog.

 

May I also remind them whatever character they invent for me does absolutely nothing to damage the facts conveyed or the details provided – There being not a single solitary ethical member of UKIP leadership or staff clearly as I would not cross the road to have a drink with such low lifes I clearly couldn’t care less what tyhey invent about me as they have proved time and again they are untrustworthy and self serving.

 

I have been, as yet, unable to load the material as a .pdf with its graphs and tables and in the interim am posting this document as a text document at the same time as Junius has agreed to publish the document.

I regret the layout is at times hard to follow but we are seeking a way to present the document with its original layout.

Absolutely no material has been deliberately added or removed – other than in electronic conversion from .pdf to text and uploading to this web site and in Junius’ case to Google’s Blogger or CLEARLY annotated as additional.
Confidential
Page 1 of 19
London Mayoral and Assembly Elections 2012
Detailed Election Report NEC May 2012

By Lawrence Webb
Content
1. The Results
2. Key Dates and Timings
3. The Campaign
4. Fresh Choice for London
5. Messages/ PEB
6. Appointed Candidates
7. Wasted Resources
8. Conclusion: Too Little Too Late
9. Appendix 1
10. Appendix 2
11. Appendix 3
12. Appendix 4
13. Appendix 5
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1) The Results
Mayor 1.96% +1.06%
List 4.5% +2.6% (deposit saved)
Constituency 4 deposits saved (+2)
Mayor London-wide (List)
It is important to note that although this shows the total number of second preference votes only 82,880
were valid for BJ and 102,355 were valid for KL this is because some people were either giving 1st and 2nd to
the same candidate or putting BJ first and KL second (and vice versa).
2) Key dates and timings
Summer 2010
Even before I had been selected as the UKIP Mayoral Candidate I had spent some time courting
specific interest groups, taxis and various groups affected by the low emission zones. This has
resulted in an article in the Daily Express and a monthly column in The Badge newspaper (a Taxi
publication). In addition to these I also had mentions in a number of trade press including the Ice
cream alliance and those covering the recovery industry.
September 2010
First attempt to get on the NEC to discuss the London elections.
February 2011
Submitted strategy to NEC (no action taken). It was stressed however that the Party would have
overall control rather than London region to avoid similar problems that had occurred in Wales.
Spring 2011
I attempted to start the candidate selection process – this was delayed to concentrate on the Mayor
selection.
June 2011
Steve Crowther attended the LRC meeting to oversee and direct preparations for the campaign. The
selection of candidates was discussed. As can be seen from this extract of the LRC minutes for
Thursday 16th June 2011 (point 4.4) the manifesto was always going to be a collusion of ideas from
all the Mayoral candidates and not as SC suggested in his report to the NEC, which implied that the
Manifesto was the sole responsibility of the incoming Mayoral candidate.
“Messaging. It proved extremely difficult to create the London manifesto, which should
have been effectively in place with the incoming Mayoral candidate”
Total % including 2nd preference votes
Total of all votes 3,971,484
Combined
Total
Combined
%
Boris Johnson 1225640 30.86
Ken Livingstone 1225316 30.85
Jenny Jones 462106 11.63
Brian Paddick 455466 11.46
Siohban Benita 296326 7.46
Lawrence Webb 204526 5.14
Carlos Cortiglia 102104 2.57
Top up list 2008 2012
List Total List Total
Conservative 3 11 835,535 3 9 708528 -3.0%
Labour 2 8 665,443 4 12 911204 +13.3%
Lib Dems 3 3 275,272 2 2 150447 -3.8%
Green 2 2 203,465 2 2 189215 +2.1%
UKIP 0 0 46,617 0 0 100040 +2.6%
BNP 1 1 130,714 0 0 47024 -3.3%
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July 2011
Steve Crowther once again attended the LRC and presented his ‘Proposed Plan for the London
Elections 2012’. My suggestion of selecting the Assembly candidates first to give them time to
embed themselves was overridden in favour of selecting the Mayoral candidate first using a public
vote; about which there was much scepticism amongst the LRC. The reluctance of the LRC was
overcome when it was explained that the proposed plan would enable UKIP to ‘harvest’ the details
of all those who participate in the process. SC appointed Lisa Duffy to oversee the campaign.

The main areas of policy were discussed; Transport and Crime being the two areas for which the Mayor has control.
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August 2011
Mayoral candidate selected. In the end this was decided on the member’s ballot alone because the
online vote was subject to a massive fraud and in the end failed to harvest any details.
October 2011
There was an altercation between Nigel Farage and Steven Woolfe where Nigel insisted that he
wanted Steven to be top of the list in London. Nigel was heard to say that he controlled the NEC
and if he didn’t do what Nigel wanted he would not be able to stand as an MEP elsewhere.
November 2011
The first ballot to select the Assembly candidates. Steve Crowther, Lisa Duffy and Peter Reeve
attend LRC meeting. The process for selecting the list candidates is presented by SC. LRC are very
concerned about the NEC altering the running order after the members have voted. SC said this was
to ensure the list was ‘balanced’ which raised further concerns he stressed however that changes
would only be made in extreme circumstances.
December 2011
The second ballot to select the Assembly candidates
January 2012
At the end of the month the NEC decided the order of the candidates on the list.
February 2012
The super-constituency candidates were appointed.
March 2012
Lisa Duffy was removed from the campaign (at the beginning of March).
Duncan Barkes leaves for pastures new (at end of March).
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Page 5 of 19
Despite my best efforts to start planning for these elections to allow time for the candidates to embed
themselves into their constituencies and become aware of the local issues, the candidates were not finally
in place until three months before polling day.
NB: These Elections are at fixed intervals – the next one is Thursday 5th May 2016.
3) The Campaign
The early start of the campaign went well with Lisa, Duncan, Damian and I working on the messaging and a
media strategy. This had some degree of success with several hits in the media the best being on 8th March
when I was quoted in the Express, Star, Mirror and Metro (in their printed versions) and in the Mail,
Telegraph and London Loves Business online.
However there was no effective campaign from the point that Lisa was removed and there was no
effective media campaign from the point at which Duncan moved on. What is worse, is from the point that
Lisa was removed Janice Small failed to keep the agent (Peter Staveley) informed of expenditure: at the
very least this is wilfully negligent if not criminally negligent.
Even now Janice has failed to supply a proper record of what was spent and how it is to be allocated.
Similarly, events were missed from the campaign schedule despite advised well in advance.
Despite Havering being the best area for UKIP in London it was not included in Nigel’s campaign schedule
even though he did come for Question Time, which was broadcast from Havering the week before polling.

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Page 6 of 19
This is one of two or more emails giving details of events in Havering
4) Fresh Choice for London
As Part of the messaging it had been decided to stress that UKIP was
a “fresh” alternative because Conservatives, Labour and Lib Dems
were putting up the same candidates as in 2008.
When the newspaper was produced it was done so believing that this
would be the principle campaign literature, and that;
“UKIP A Fresh Choice” should be registered as a Party description.
However after Lisa was replaced I was removed from any of the
decision making process.
There is a huge and fundamental difference between London the capital of the UK and London Region
which is not understood by those outside of London.
Although I live in London region I in no way consider myself to be a “Londoner” and nor do most of the
people who live in the outer boroughs where most of our support comes from. In the end the decision to
register and use “Fresh Choice For London” was made by those who do not know or understand
London/London Region, in the mistaken belief that it would appear on the ballot paper along with the
Party name.
As can been seen by the email threads in Appendix 1 and 2 there was total lack of command and control
nobody seemed to know who was doing what everyone wanted to take the glory but nobody wanted to
take responsibility
5) Messaging/ PEB
From the outset Steve Crowther was put in
charge of overall messaging as detailed in the
report presented to the NEC November
2011.

Despite having the areas of responsibility
explained he was keen to include other
policies not under the direct control of the
Mayor i.e. 5% Vat on beer and Cider. Other
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ideas were also included that were a distraction and difficult to defend (see
Appendix 3). Other suggested changes were simply ignored despite emails.
Similarly the Party Election Broadcast was poorly thought out. Attempts to
plan this last summer were ignored with the result that something had to be cobbled together at the last
minute (see Appendix 4).
6) Appointed Candidates
Having twice asked the members to vote on who they who like to see at the top of the Assembly List and
then ignored them had a devastating effect on the active London Membership. Much time was wasted
preventing members including Branch Officers resigning, when they should have been arranging stalls and
events in their areas. Similarly appointing S-C candidates had a similar effect.
It is clear that there was a determined attempt by the leadership to influence the NEC in deciding which
candidate was to be top of the list regardless of how the London members had voted. Unsubstantiated
comments were made with the clear intention of denigrating some whilst other comments were clearly
intended to promote others. Much was made of one candidate’s experience as a councillor (although not
relevant to the GLA). If the full facts had been known then I believe the outcome would have been very
different, there would have been a far greater motivation to get people elected, as it was senior Party
figures from around the country have stated that they believe that getting no one elected was preferable
to getting the wrong person elected.