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Ukip raises hardly any money, As Backers Desert, Time For Its MEPs to Pay In! …

Posted by Greg Lance - Watkins (Greg_L-W) on 02/03/2017

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 Ukip raises hardly any money, As Backers Desert, Time For Its MEPs to Pay In! …
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Hi,

it just shows the damage done to Ukip – not just by the lies of Paul Nuttall, their present totally discredited Leader, but by the incompetent, profligate and low grade leadership it has had for many years. A leadership based on a Marmite personality cult led by a man who fell out with and drove away so many men and women of competence, skill and culture and surrounded himself with low grade dross and self serving ne’re do wells who were too incompetent or too stupid to challenge him!

FARAGE, Nigel 94 ORCHESTRATING A DEFECTION 01Now that the days of the One Man Band are over the party is near total collapse with squabbling and back stabbing at every level and absolutely no one of any caliber or competence to lead it forward.

There is good reason and sound evidence that now that we have won the Referendum which Nikki Sinclaire so clearly gained for us, BreXit is now inevitable.

Ukip has no role to play and no future – Even Arron Banks’ political cartoon strip Westmonster has made this clear.

UKIP raises hardly any money, badly needs help

Party’s finances tanking.

by Westmonster
March 2, 2017

The latest financial figures for Britain’s political parties are  out and UKIP has raised less even than the Green Party.

UKIP raised just £33,000 in comparison to £30k for the Women’s Equality Party, £46k for the Greens and the Liberal Democrats who raised £2 million in the same period.

This is going on at the same time as MP Douglas Carswell refuses to have over hundreds of thousands of pounds to UKIP that the party is entitled to via short money.

Whilst it is amazing that the party has remained steady on the polls with such little money, it badly needs to sort the finances out.

Westmonster and Leave.EU’s Arron Banks recently offered himself up as Chairman for the party on the back of a track record of raising £11 million in 18 months for the Brexit movement.

If UKIP is serious about bringing in big donors and sorting the finances out with someone connected to the big players, they should take him up on the offer.

Hard to see how a skint party can be an effective opposition.

To view the original of this article See: Westmonster – Arron Banks’ newsline!

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#Nigel_Farage Squirms As He Tries To Play Down Wanting Prefferment & Honours …

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it seems utterly ridiculous to me to believe that Nigel Farage might not want to feature in the establishment’s honours list for at least a Knighthood but much more valuably for him as a Peer with access to one of the best Gentlemen’s clubs in Europe if not the world – a club that would give him not only perceived stature but also a platform to perform.

To pretend this dapper little performer who would cross continents to be filmed either in the company of someone or to have a platform for his performances sees himself as a part of the establishment, with his minor public school background, one hesitates to say education as he did not obtain any qualifications to my knowledge, to claim he is anti-establishment is risible.

This is a man who cajoled a friend to open the way for him to buy himself the nowadays meaningless title of ‘Freeman of The City of London’.

This is a man who colluded with John Ison who set-up Nikki Sinclaire with lies and false evidence to steal her achievement as the individual from whom he stole the rightfull title of earning BreXit. Whilst Nigel Farage was actively campaigning against the petition Nikki Sinclaire and her team worked so hard to build. It is little wonder Stoke was called BreXit central as it was in Stoke that Nikki Sinclaire launched her campaign and to which her petition team returned most regularly.

sinclaire-nikki-13-petition-vanWith mobile office and her ad-vans

advan-petition-02A team which contra John Ison’s lies, for which he was censured in court but has as yet not been prosecuted, and Ukip’s propoganda she was shown in Court to have funded from her own income CLICK HERE

That Nikki Sinclaire obtained the 250,000 paper signatures that were delivered to Downing Street

downing-st-08-09-11-05-getty-imageis undeniable and as a direct result of her work, work which Nigel Farage actively set out to sabotage, the very petition which obtained the House of Commons debate in which David Cameron’s coalition experienced its greatest rebellion – the vote which led to the Tory commitment to hold an unequivocal In / Out Referendum – the very Referendum Nigel Farage refused to back.

It is perfectly reasonable to believe, based upon the facts, that without the efforts of Nikki Sinclaire and the team she put together and largely funded there would have been no petition, no debate, no referendum and hence no BreXit & Teresa May would never have become Prime Minister!

Of course Nigel Farage sees himself as an establishment figure as he dresses and acts his way through life as a Tory clone of the Hurray Henries of the City – to pretend, after all his efforts to stuff his overseas tax haven bank accounts such as his Isle of Man account into which he very early on deposited £1/4 Million to launch it and his profligate life style surely only the media and the very gullible are fooled into believing he is anti establishment and would not grasp any kind of prefferment on the establishment ladder with open arms.

‘Anti-establishment’ Nigel Farage squirms as he’s asked 6 TIMES about wanting a knighthood

The ex-Ukip leader was put under the spotlight by the BBC in a toe-curling exchange on live radio as his party descends into civil war

The ex-Ukip leader was put under the spotlight by the BBC in a toe-curling exchange on live radio as his party descends into a new civil war.

Mr Farage has launched a brutal vendetta against Ukip’s only MP Douglas Carswell, saying he tried to “sabotage” him and is really a Tory.

But interviewer John Humphrys thought there just might be a link to reports Mr Carswell was against the pint-swigging right-winger getting a knighthood.

As the Radio 4 Today presenter grilled Mr Farage he initially ducked the question, turning his fire back on Mr Carswell.

Scroll down for the full transcript

Nigel Farage was questioned about his desire for a knighthood again and again (Photo: Getty)

Eventually he said he didn’t “particularly” want a knighthood – but then added tantalisingly: “If something came along I might accept it.”

Mr Farage gave a similar response yesterday, when he ignored a question about whether he was so anti-establishment he wouldn’t take a gong.

Ex-Tory Mr Carswell today denied reports he has secretly met Conservative MPs in a bid to defect back to the party.

Mr Farage fumed: “He will do anything he can to damage leading figures in Ukip. He’s working for the Conservatives, it’s plain for all to see.”

Former Farage aide Michael Heaver compared Mr Carswell to a Soviet spy.

“Forget U-K-I-P, it was more KGB,” he told the BBC. “This is not conspiracy. This is fact.”

United Kingdom Independence Party MP Douglas Carswell
Douglas Carswell has been compared by enemies to a KGB spy… (Photo: Reuters)

Making the row even more absurd, Ukip donor Arron Banks is now planning to run against only MP Mr Carswell at the next election.

Millionaire Banks’ spokesman said the knighthood row was the “final straw”.

Ukip had formally demanded a knighthood for Mr Farage in January claiming he was a “figure of international significance”.

Ukip's biggest donor Arron Banks
… and donor Arron Banks is planning to stand against him at the next election (Photo: PA)

But in an e-mail leaked to the Telegraph Mr Carswell – who was responsible for pushing the bid for a knighthood in Westminster – suggested Mr Farage could be handed an OBE “for services to headline-writing”.

That suggested Mr Carswell did not want Mr Farage, who he has fought in the past, to be knighted.

The MP denied this, saying: “I made every effort to make sure Ukip got its fair share of peerages and honours.”

But he did tweet “knight night” as the story broke.

That toe-curling exchange in full

FARAGE: The time has now come to have a clean break to make sure we don’t have influences like [Douglas] Carswell.

BBC INTERVIEWER: This isn’t because you rather dislike him because he stopped you getting a knighthood? It’s not sour grapes is it?

I dislike him because he damaged me, Ukip and the Leave campaign…

Stopped you getting a knighthood?

…no, back in December 2015. And I said then to the party’s ruling body we’ve got to get rid of this guy, they didn’t listen to me, he did his best, all through the referendum, to undermine me. He wasn’t able to do so, I’m pleased to say. Paul Nuttall needs to be given a clear run at this.

And it’s got nothing to do with your knighthood at all then?

No I’ve been campaigning to get rid of him for a very long time.

But it’s got nothing to do with your knighthood, is the question?

Well, no, erm, whether I would have ever got one or not I have no idea, but the point, the point is, is he will do anything he can to damage leading figures in Ukip. He’s working for the Conservatives, it’s plain for all to see.

What about you, would you like a knighthood?

Er, I’d like to see Britain leave the European Union.

Would you like a knighthood?

Not particularly.

Oh! Well that solves it then in that case, you don’t want one, they won’t offer one. What about a peerage then?

Nope, wouldn’t want one at all.

So you don’t want anything?

I would not want a peerage. If something else came along I might accept it.

To view the original article CLICK HERE

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A Closer Look At Ukip’s Abuse of Tax Payer’s Money via Expenses …

Posted by Greg Lance - Watkins (Greg_L-W) on 08/02/2017

 
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A Closer Look At Ukip’s Abuse of Tax Payer’s Money via Expenses, in the context of EU letters, known criminality and facts …

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Farage’s erxpenses relative to use of assistants between 01-Jan-2014 > 31-Dec-2015 were accepted based on the information provided – surprisingly the letter concerned took until 16-Nov-2016 to be delivered!

letter-to-farage-on-expenses-01Subsequently a large tranche of Ukip, their various groups in the EU and puppet groups like that set up by Godfrey Bloom and managed by Ukip employee Aurelie Laloux and laterly by Nigel Farage’s doxy Laure Ferrari have been under investigation.

Perhaps, on the narrow perameters and with the caveat provided in the letter, the period specified is the first/only period cleared sofar!

Time will tell and the EU is grossly inefficient on such matters – consider how long it took between his criminal activity and the Ukip MEP Tom Wise being sentenced to prison, or the allegations and depositions regarding Ukip MEP Tim Aker’s various rapes coming to Court Police, OLAF & The CPS seem to go into sleep mode in collusion with Ukip

The situation is particularly curious when you consider the assistance provided by the police and CPS to try to frame Nikki Sinclaire and minded they spent an estimated £1.5M trying to assist John Ison, in collusion with Nigel Farage to fabricate evidence against Sinclaire, and their failure to prosecute either John Ison or Farage relative to the proven efforts to pervert the course of justice, particularly when Nikki Sinclaire was totally exhonorated of the lies fabricated against her!

So let us wait and hope that eventually justice is done and seen to be done relative to Ukip’s expenses. Do not forget that they have been shown already to be guilty of a number of abuses of expenses and both censured and ordered to repay large amounts of money they had missclaimed and missused – offences akin to that of Derek Clarke & Tom Wise and although Clarke did not go to prison he was in fact ordered to repay more money than Towm Wise had embezzeled!

You will also recall Ukip circulated a letter from the EU when they tried to claim Tom Wise was innocent of the crimes he was sent to prison for two years for!

Time will tell 😉

Well already time is telling:-

Additional material added 10-Feb-2017

After I had posted the article you have just read above I was more than somewhat vindicated in the comments I made as I was sent the following:

OLAF‘s report is due out this week. But former UKIP leader Nigel Farage has been trying to get ahead of the news by claiming to the Daily Express that he has been ‘cleared’ of the allegations:

farage-express-claims

Farage is quoted as saying,

The European Parliament has stated that my employment of local assistants is in order and reasonable.

I would politely ask people to correct and not repeat false allegations that I am under investigation because it is not true.

It would be appreciated if people were made aware and acknowledged that I have been given the all clear.

Well, you have to give him full marks for ‘neck’, at least.

The Express is UKIP’s primary cheerleader among the media, so much so that it’s basically a UKIP daily newsletter, but the credibility of Farage’s claim is given away by the fact that even the pro-UKIP rag has to acknowledge that Brussels ‘furiously denies’ Farage’s claim and says emphatically,

..officials [told] Express.co.uk that Mr Farage had been cleared of nothing

As the parliamentary officials elaborated, Farage’s supposed “all clear” is merely a letter from the accounting department relating to an ‘annual accounts exercise’ – as the relevant EU regulations and the Express’ article show, it’s nothing more than

a simple confirmation that the books of the assistants employed by Mr Farage were kept in accordance to the Parliament’s requirements” and had been presented on time.

Not only that, but the letter is dated 16 Nov 2016 – months before the investigation was due to conclude. Here is a facsimile of the letter itself:

farage-letter

And, of course, accounts departments don’t have the authority to exonerate people from an official, legal, fraud investigation.

Mr Farage must be seriously worried about the findings of the investigation and its impact on his reputation if he’s resorting to this kind of transparent bluff.

Technically I guess it would be unreasonable to claim Nigel Farage lied but I do believe it is not unreasonable to state that Nigel Farage deliberately set out with his bluster to deliberately mislead! I also believe had Farage really believed his statement was true he would have been far more his normal bullying and letigious self, which to me is the giveaway that he knew his claim was in fact a lie!

I believe my point was well made when I first made it and is now endorsed CLICK HERE

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  14. I AM strongly opposed to the subsidy or use of failed technologies eg. WIND TURBINES
  15. I AM IN FAVOUR of rapid research & development of NEW NUCLEAR technologies
  16. I see no evidence to trust POLITICIANS at any level or of any persuasion
  17. I do NOT believe in GODS singular or plural, Bronze Age or Modern
  18. I value the NHS as a HEALTH SERVICE NOT a Lifestyle support
  19. I believe in a DEATH PENALTY for serial or GBH rape.
  20. I believe in a DEATH PENALTY for serial, terrorist, mass or for pleasure murder.
  21. I believe in a DEATH PENALTY for serial gross child abuse including sexual.
  22. I do NOT trust or believe in armed police
  23. I do NOT believe in prolonging human life beyond reasonable expectation of sentient participatory intellectual existence
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Diane James Jumps Ship Quitting Ukip, Having Blown Her Cover

Posted by Greg Lance - Watkins (Greg_L-W) on 21/11/2016

 
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Diane James Jumps Ship, Quitting Ukip, Having Blown Her Cover, though to be fair she was in that position long ago!

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so Diane James has now qit Ukip giving a totally predictable appologia which has produced howls of rage from Nigel Farage, no doubt as a result of his inevitable loss of  personal income as her Group President.

Funny isn’t it those who no clamour for James to resign her seat and quit as an MEP when no such rants pertained to those who removed themselves, or were removed, from Nigel Farage’s party or his control yet remained as props to his income stream such as Susanne Evans, Steven Woolfe, Godfrey Bloom, Janice Atkinson, Trevor Coleman, and the like – it is only those who leave Farage, or his allie France’s Front National (The Le Pen family party!), who are villified and demands of surrender their seat are made eg. Nikki Sinclaire, Marta Andreasen, Amjad Bashir, David the desk Bannerman and now Diane James!

Nikki Sinclaire was particularly villified as she worked hard, against Nigel Farage’s interestsd, to obtain the BreXit vote as it was she who orchestrated the petition, which Nigel Farage expressly opposed, that gained over 1/4Million signatures which gave rise to the House of Commons debate on Britain’s future relationship witjh the EU and the promise in the Tory manifesto of an IN or OUT EU Referendum which her tireless and well organised efforts ensured would end in a BreXit vote.

Together with the many backbenchers and Labour MPs like Kate Hoey and an army of bloggers led largely by Richard North’s expertise and sound advice ensured a BreXit vote the Leave.EU Nigel Farage campaign was damaging to the cause with its lack of facts, self serving jingo and endless squabbling – not least of which was with the Vote Leave campaigners and their badly led Westminster bubble data mining operation led by the professional parasites Cummings & Elliot who seemed only interested it data mining and follish comments like £350M a week currently spent on EU membership COULD be spent on the NHS – when clearly there would be no short term cash gain when we Leave-The-EU and their sloganising forgot to point out they had awarded themselves £99,000 a year salaries and expenses etc and set up a management company in Hong Kong which fortuitously is beyond the reach of Data Protection laws!

Clearly the BreXit vote owes more to Nikki Sinclaire than any other single individual qand for having the timerity to act in Britain’s interests Nigel Farage colluded with a criminal plant in her offices named John Ison to seek to frame her with false evidence for fraud – a charge that once the Judge in the case officially cautioned John Ison in open court and Nigel Farage was clearly shown to be involved in colluding & plotting with John Ison soon collapsed and Nikki Sinclaire was totally exhonourated from the lies and scheming of John Ison, Nigel Farage and others!

Sadly as yet British Justice is failing us, seemingly due to a corrupt police force and corruption colluding in the CPS, as Ison, Farage and others have not yet been charged and faced prosecution for their criminal efforts to corrupt the course of justice, bearing false witness and conspiring to mislead and corrupt in a manner which so far has cost the British tax payers an estimated £1.1/2 Million. For more details CLICK HERE

Nigel Farage accuses Diane James of ‘irrational selfishness’ after she quits Ukip over ‘difficult’ relationships

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Nigel Farage has accused former Ukip leader Diane James of an act of “irrational selfishness” and called on her to stand down as an MEP after she quit he party.

Ms James, who was elected an MEP for South-East England in 2014 said her relationship with Ukip had become “increasingly difficult” since she gave up the leadership last month just 18 days after being elected. She has announced that she is quitting Ukip and will stand as an independent MEP.

Mr Farage denounced the decision as “yet another act of irrational selfishness” and said she was no longer fit to sit as an MEP. Ukip leadership candidate Suzanne Evans also urged her to quit the European Parliament.

In a statement, Ms James said that European Parliament President Martin Schulz had agreed to her request immediately to take up independent status.

Explaining her decision, she said: “At a high profile public event in Cambridge last week, I was asked why I had not completed the process to become leader of Ukip. I had little option but to give the truthful response that, although nominated leader by popular vote in the membership, I found that I had no support within the executive and thus no ability to carry forward the policies on which I had campaigned.

“My decision to retire from the election process and not complete it was very difficult personally and professionally, given that Ukip has dominated my life and all my efforts for over five years.

“In recent weeks, my relationship with the party has been increasingly difficult and I feel it is now time to move on. I wish the party well for the future under new leadership.”

Ms James, 56, said she would continue to serve constituents “effectively and diligently” as an independent for the remainder of her five-year term.

But Mr Farage, who returned as interim leader following her decision not to take up the post, said: “This is yet another act of irrational selfishness from Diane James.

“This pattern of behaviour says that is she unfit to continue as an MEP. She should do the honourable thing and resign.”

Her departure means that the 24-strong contingent of Ukip MEPs elected in 2014 has been reduced to 20. Amjad Bashir defected to Conservatives in 2015, while Steven Woolfe and Janice Atkinson now sit as independents.

Ms Evans said that all four – including Ms James – should give up their seats, which they secured due to their position on Ukip party lists under a proportional representation system.

“I am very sorry to hear Diane James has decided to leave Ukip,” said Ms Evans. “I am sure she has her own personal reasons and I do not question those.

“However she, like Steven Woolfe, were both elected as MEPs on a Ukip ticket, not as individuals. If they have any honour or integrity, both should now stand down as MEPs and vacate their seats. I reiterate my call for defectors Amjad Bashir and Janice Atkinson to do the same, for the same reasons.”

Ukip MEP Patrick O’Flynn said: “Sorry to lose a colleague but glad of my judgment that neither she nor Mr Woolfe were suitable candidates for leader.”

Ukip is currently undergoing its second leadership contest in a matter of months, with Ms Evans, Paul Nuttall and John Rees-Evans competing for votes of party members, with the successor to Mr Farage due to be announced on November 28.

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This was a situation which clearly could have been avoided had Nigel Farage’s party understood and practiced due dilligence and was clearly predictable and in fact inevitable as this article shows CLICK HERE & also HERE and ALSO

However it would seem that Nigel Farage, his Ukip party & Donald Trump do have one thing in common and that is a slip shod approach to due dilligence and integrity not to mention leadership skills, attention span and ethics!

I presume some of the ideas Nigel Farage will give Donald Trump wil include: lie repeatedly until it becomes the truth by repetition in a bone idle media, publish as many hagiographies as you can to establish an entirely false truth and jump on any passing band wagon that will keep your name in the media!

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Looks Like Ukip Has Been Caught Stealing From The Public Purse AGAIN!

Posted by Greg Lance - Watkins (Greg_L-W) on 17/11/2016

 
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Looks Like Nigel Farage’s Ukip Has Been Caught Stealing From The Public Purse AGAIN! Once again they drag the name & values of British politics into the gutter with them!

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having watched and studied efforts made, including lies in Court & manipulation of Police by Nigel Farage’s dishonest crew, aiming at framing individuals, with their false testimony and bullying, I do admit that I am unsurprised at this report.

Would that I had the clout the EU has to force them to honour the court ruling and repay the money they owe me and I do believe they owe Nikki Sinclaire 10s if not 100s of £1,000s for their conspiracy to ensnare her in their utterly dishonest efforts as it would seem they managed (so far) with Jasna Badzak.

I guess there is a possibility that what goes around comes around and their own corruption, lies and dishonesty are catching up with them. In fact I hear from OLAF today

#538* - OLAF AGAIN - OF/2009/0487

that they are actually investigating suspect spending of upto £20Million in Ukip under Nigel Farage’s leadership and we still have not seen the outcome of

AGNEW, Stuart 04

Stuart Agnew and

#93* - Consider Just HOW do the Caterpillars Help?

David Bannermann’s embezling as reported by The Times or the laundering of donations by Stuart Agnew and Nigel Farage via

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Lord Pearson’s company!

EU set to ask Ukip group to repay almost £150,000 in ‘misspent funds’

Alliance for Direct Democracy in Europe is accused of misspending EU funds on party workers and Farage’s bid to become MP 

Nigel Farage in the European parliament in Strasbourg.
Nigel Farage in the European parliament in Strasbourg. Photograph: Vincent Kessler/Reuters

Ukip is likely to be asked to repay tens of thousands of euros by European parliament finance chiefs who have accused the party of misspending EU funds on party workers and Nigel Farage’s failed bid to win a seat in Westminster.

The Alliance for Direct Democracy in Europe, a Ukip-dominated political vehicle, will be asked to repay €173,000 (£148,000) in misspent funds and denied a further €501,000 in EU grants for breaking European rules that ban spending EU money on national election campaigns and referendums.

According to a European parliament audit report seen by the Guardian, Ukip spent EU funds on polling and analysis in constituencies where they hoped to win a seat in the 2015 general election, including the South Thanet seat that party leader Farage contested. The party also funded polls to gauge the public mood on leaving the EU, months before the official campaign kicked off in April 2016.

“These services were not in the interest of the European party, which could neither be involved in the national elections nor in the referendum on national level,” concluded the parliament’s finance watchdog.

“The constituencies selected for many of the polls underline that the polling was conducted in the interest of Ukip. Most of the constituencies can be identified as being essential for reaching a significant representation in the House of Commons from the 2015 general election or for a positive result for the leave campaign,” the report continued.

The ADDE also used EU funds for polling ahead of the Scottish and Welsh elections in 2016, the report said.

Summarising, the report stated: “The administration discovered a substantial number of activities for which financing ought to be considered as non-eligible expenditure.”

Ukip rejected allegations it had broken EU rules. “We have abided by the rules at all times,” a party spokesman said. The ADDE has been contacted for comment.

The report suggests the ADDE would go bankrupt without these funds, a further problem for the cash-strapped Eurosceptic group. European parties are only entitled to EU grants if they can prove they have other sources of income, such as membership dues and donations.

If the report is approved by European parliament leaders on Monday, the ADDE will be asked “to propose measures for financial improvement” within a month.

The ADDE is a pan-European political party dominated by Ukip, but includes MEPs from Germany’s hard-right Alternative for Deutschland and one former member of France’s Front National. The pan-European party has a far lower profile than the Europe of Freedom and Direct Democracy, another Ukip-dominated group that manages the daily business of Farage’s party and his allies in the European parliament. Both have become significant sources of funding for Ukip.

Of the ADDE’s 35 members, 15 are Ukip MEPs, including Farage, as well as the frontrunner to replace him, Paul Nuttall. Steven Woolfe is listed as a member on the ADDE website, although he quit Ukip last month after a public altercation with a fellow MEP that left him in hospital.

The report names three Ukip party workers who were given contracts to run Ukip opinion polls said to be funded by EU money.

The report says Christopher Lowe, better known as Chris Bruni-Lowe, Sam Gould and Daryll Pitcher were found to have done consultancy work for Ukip while being active party workers – a breach of EU rules, according to the report.

Chris Lowe received €87,000 over six months in 2015 from Ukip, while he was the party’s campaign director, according to the report. Sam Gould, Ukip campaign manager for the Welsh elections and a parliamentary candidate, was given €25,000 between June and September 2015. Daryll Pitcher, another Ukip parliamentary candidate, benefitted from contracts worth €21,000 over the same period.

The report does not suggest the three men were aware they could be receiving unauthorised funds. From the work of the three consultants it was “obvious that the principal objective and the core activity of Ukip concerned the EU referendum”. The analysis from the polls “was indisputably useful for Ukip” and “the financing of these polls and the thereto linked activities shall be considered as non-eligible.

“The expenditure related to them is found non-eligible as the consultants were paid for an activity that was predominantly or even purely in the interest of the national party Ukip and therefore are considered as prohibited.”

The report covers 2015, so does not include the period of the EU referendum in June, or the frenzied weeks of campaigning in the spring and summer of this year. The ADDE is still entitled to €820,000 in EU funds for 2015.

The report will be presented to the European parliament’s most senior MEPs at a closed session on Monday night in Strasbourg. The committee, chaired by European parliament president, Martin Schulz, is expected to approve the request for repayment.

The total €500,000 in denied expenses includes €23,000 that will be refused to Belgium’s People’s party, another ADDE member accused of misspending.

Parliamentary auditors are also seeking €34,000 from the Institute for Direct Democracy in Europe, a Ukip-affiliated pan-European thinktank. In this case, a Dutch political party is accused of misspending EU funds on a referendum in the Netherlands. Dutch voters rejected closer ties with Ukraine in April, in a vote seen as a victory for Eurosceptics months before the Brexit decision.

The report was drawn up as part of the annual checks on EU party finance. Other pan-European parties were given a clean bill of health earlier this year, but parliamentary authorities opened an investigation into Ukip after independent auditors refused to sign off the accounts.

The EU has been funding pan-European political parties since 2004 in an attempt to boost interest in European parliament elections. Parties are entitled to grants for conferences and European elections, but not national elections or referendums. Consultants are also meant to be independent from the parties they are working for.

Ukip spokesman Gawain Towler rejected the report’s central claim that the party and ADDE group had failed to comply with EU rules. “We have been scrupulously careful and we have abided by the rules at all times.” Asked about the named individuals, he repeated: “We have abided by the rules at all times.”

He questioned the timing of the report, which he said neither Ukip nor the ADDE group had seen. “I do think it seems odd … You received this before we did and [the ADDE] did.”

Joe Jenkins, an ADDE spokesman, accused the European parliament of trying to shut down the pan-European party and said the group would contest the claims in the European court of justice.

“The parliament administration has for months taken an aggressive and hostile attitude over the audit, amounting to nothing short of deliberate harassment,” he said in a statement.

“We have responded to their queries with a mass of information and explanation justifying our activities and expenditure. They have simply ignored our submissions and in several cases these submissions having been made repeatedly on their request.”

“They have broadened the definition of “expenditure supporting a political party” so widely as to deny us the right to undertake any activity which might be remotely interesting to ADDE members.”

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Nigel Farage With His Aid George Cottrell When He Was Arrested In Chicago

Posted by Greg Lance - Watkins (Greg_L-W) on 12/08/2016

Nigel Farage With His Aid George Cottrell When He Was Arrested In Chicago
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Nigel Farage With His Aid George Cottrell When He Was Arrested In Chicago on 21 criminal charges by the FBI!

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when reading this article there will be those who are sufficiently well informed of the antics of UKips leader (owner) in the past. Those who will be aware tjhat Nigel Farage was far from trustworth in the distant past when his Father, Guy Farage, a stock broker (professional gambler) and all too often hopeless drunk, sponsored his son and when Nigel Farage was fired by the French bank for whom he worked for unreliaqble behaviour and habitually returning late and the worse for drink after self indulgent lunches.
Nigel and his brother also worked for a period for American owned Refco in London, that period was curtly curtailed when the directors of Refco were prosecuted for sharp practice and went to prison.
I am unaware as to whether Nigel Farage has as yet settled his large debts accrued whilst working in the City! Though we did note that he set out to avoid British tax by opening a bank account in the Isle of Mann tax haven in the name ‘Farage Educational Trust’ and on one occasion deposited £1/4 Million into the account! Though he suibsequently lied to the media about the account!
‘Strange’ how Nigel Farage is so frequently alongside and deeply involved with criminals yet always manages to avoid arrest! Even on such matters as the debt incurred on his behalf of some £13,500 owed to me when Mark Croucher lost the Court case he brought CLICK HERE & HERE to try to bankrupt me and shut down the steady flow of facts about UKip and the low lifes and scoundrels in their ranks, which I publish on the internet.
Nigel Farage has not even been charged for his vicarious involvement in criminal breeches of the Computer Act and burglary as admitted by John Ison in open Court etc. etc. etc.
When one’s bag carrier is a criminal and your due dilligence has been incompetent you may well find your bags are at risk – one wonders just how embroilled Farage himself is in Cottrell’s criminality and what indiscresions Cottrell may have placed on the record on Farage’s, now confiscated, computer!
It is interesting to note that having flown to America to attend the Republican Congress Nigel Farage failed to meet with Donald Trump which must be rather demeaning for him when you consider the meetings Nikki Sinclaire has had with both Hillary & Bill Clinton when on similar visits. Though to be fair Nikki Sinclaire does have both the experience and the skills to have been an asset and worked on various US election campaigns!
Here again is Nigel Farage alongside a member of his own staff when they were arrested:

Farage aide held in US over money laundering claims: Son of glamour model who once dated Prince Charles facing years in jail after ‘offering his services on the dark web’  

  • George Cottrell was arrested and led away at Chicago’s O’Hare airport 
  • Cottrell was getting off a flight with former UKIP leader Nigel Farage
  • In custody awaiting trial on 21 charges including attempted extortion

One of Nigel Farage’s closest aides faces years in a US jail after allegedly being caught in an FBI sting.

George Cottrell was arrested and led away in handcuffs as he and the former Ukip leader got off a flight in Chicago.

Cottrell, who runs Mr Farage’s private office, is in custody awaiting trial on 21 charges including attempted extortion, money laundering and fraud. 

Facing jail: George Cottrell was arrested by the FBI after allegedly offering to launder drugs money 

Facing jail: George Cottrell was arrested by the FBI after allegedly offering to launder drugs money 

The 22-year-old, whose former glamour model mother once dated Prince Charles, is accused of offering to launder money for drug traffickers after advertising his services on the ‘dark web’ – websites that offer privacy because they cannot be traced and need special software to access, some of which are frequented by paedophiles, criminals, hackers and terrorists.

But the ‘drug traffickers’ he is alleged to have dealt with were undercover FBI agents.

Cottrell, grandson of late Yorkshire landowner Lord Manton, was arrested last month as he and Mr Farage were returning from a series of engagements at the Republican Convention in Cleveland, Ohio.

A trusted member of Mr Farage’s inner circle, Cottrell had just agreed to take on a permanent role organising the Ukip MEP’s diary and dealing with media inquiries.

His email accounts, which include details of many of Mr Farage’s day-to-day arrangements, have been frozen.

Court documents filed in the US allege that Cottrell was offering money laundering services on the dark web using the alias ‘Bill’.

When contacted in 2014 by FBI agents pretending to be drug traffickers, he promised to launder their cash for a fee in ‘complete anonymity and security’ through his offshore accounts, the documents claim.

Following a meeting with the undercover agents in Las Vegas, Cottrell arranged for them to send him £15,500, which he planned to pocket, the indictment alleges. 

He is alleged to have then attempted to blackmail the ‘drug traffickers’ by demanding £62,000 in the form of bitcoin – a virtual online payment system – saying he would alert the authorities if they refused.

Cottrell was believed by associates to be worth £250million through a family trust fund and had been working for Mr Farage for free.

A trusted member of Nigel Farage’s inner circle, Cottrell had just agreed to take on a permanent role organising the Ukip MEP’s diary and dealing with media inquiries.

A trusted member of Nigel Farage’s inner circle, Cottrell had just agreed to take on a permanent role organising the Ukip MEP’s diary and dealing with media inquiries.

But the court documents claim he had a ‘serious, years-long gambling problem, which inherently suggests a strong possibility of irrational risk taking’.

The US District Court in Illinois remanded Cottrell in custody while criminal proceedings continue, ruling that he posed a ‘serious flight risk’. 

The detention order filed in the court said that Cottrell had recently changed his name, which he claimed was to distance himself from previous involvement in political activities in the UK, an explanation the court did not find ‘credible’.

Cottrell also claimed he lived with his parents near Evesham, Worcestershire, despite being listed as living at a £2.5million flat in Kensington, West London.

His mother, Fiona Cottrell, was the Penthouse ‘pet of the month’ in October 1973, under the pseudonym Frances Cannon, describing herself as ‘daughter of a landowner’. 

The images were reprinted in the magazine in 1977 after she was linked romantically to Prince Charles.

Cottrell’s uncle is Lord Hesketh, a colourful hereditary peer who set up a Formula One team in the 1970s and was a Tory minister under Baroness Thatcher.

A former Conservative Party treasurer, he defected to Ukip in 2011. Cottrell was expelled from the exclusive Malvern College before sitting his A-levels.

He did not complete his education, deciding to go straight into what he has described as ‘private banking’.

His arrest came three weeks after the Brexit victory in the EU referendum, as he accompanied Mr Farage to talk to US media about Brexit.

They flew from London Heathrow to Chicago’s O’Hare airport, from where they had a connecting flight to Cleveland.

Cottrell's mother once dated Prince Charles

Cottrell’s mother once dated Prince Charles

As they arrived in the US, Cottrell was briefly detained by customs officers in Chicago in what appeared to be a routine check before being allowed to continue his journey.

He and Mr Farage spent three days at the Republican Convention, where they had a packed schedule of television appearances and meetings with US senators as well as discussions with aides to presidential candidate Donald Trump.

It now appears that Cottrell was being watched by FBI officers throughout the trip.

To Mr Farage’s shock, five FBI officers were waiting to meet Cottrell as they disembarked from their return flight from Cleveland to Chicago O’Hare on July 22, en route to Heathrow. 

The distressed former Ukip leader – who knew nothing of his aide’s alleged illegal activities – was given no information about Cottrell’s arrest, and was forced to return to London without him.

The FBI has frozen all Cottrell’s email accounts, leaving Mr Farage without access to his electronic diary. Four days after he was seized, Cottrell appeared briefly in court in Chicago.

An FBI spokesman in Ohio confirmed that George Swinten Cottrell was arrested on July 22 and was due to be extradited to Phoenix, Arizona. 

A Ukip spokesman said: ‘George was an unpaid and enthusiastic volunteer for the party over the period of the referendum.

‘We are unaware of the details of the allegations excepting that they date from a time before he was directly involved in the party.’ 

NAME-DROPPING ARISTO WHOSE RACY MUM CAUGHT THE EYE OF PRINCE CHARLES

By Richard Kay

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Friends of George Cottrell say he has always wanted to make something of his life – and that he was determined any success would be through his own efforts and not because of who he was.

Not that he was beyond a bit of name-dropping when the occasion demanded.

He claimed, for instance, that his godfather was the secretive billionaire currency trader Joe Lewis, owner of Tottenham Hotspur Football Club, and suggested that he was the beneficiary of a £250million family trust fund.

Separating fact from fiction, however, is a different matter. For young George likes to construct an air of mystery around his activities and indeed his background. Unlike most young men of his age he has no social media profile. Nor does he upload pictures of his private life or of his friends.

Penthouse pet: Fiona Cottrell in the 70s

Penthouse pet: Fiona Cottrell in the 70s

He claims that he was used to handling large sums of money because as a 12-year old his ‘Irish’ racing uncles regularly despatched him to the bookies with bundles of notes as they drank in bars on the racetracks.

But who might these Irish kinsmen be? For Cottrell’s mother Fiona, who once bared all for adult magazine Penthouse and was pursued by a youthful Prince Charles, is the daughter of soap tycoon and Yorkshire landowner Lord Manton.

George’s father Mark is a former bobsleigh competitor who dreamed of representing Britain in the Olympic Games and went to Gordonstoun, where he was a contemporary of Prince Andrew.

One of George’s uncles is the colourful former Tory grandee and one-time treasurer Lord Hesketh, who famously defected to Ukip in 2011.

Alexander Hesketh, who set up a Formula One racing team recruiting James Hunt in the 1970s and who is married to Fiona’s older sister Claire, did, however, once own a racecourse – Towcester in Northamptonshire.

But it was sold along with everything else when he was forced to flog off the family’s nearby baroque stately home, Easton Neston in 2005.

Chain-smoking Cottrell, 22, claims he was expelled from Malvern College, where fees for boarders are £36,000 a year, before taking his A-levels and did not go to university. He told one figure that despite this he went straight into ‘private banking.’

Contacted at the family home near Evesham, Worcestershire, yesterday George’s 62-year-old mother said: ‘I never speak to the newspapers,’ and hung up.

She was not always so reticent. In 1974 she was draped naked, apart from a pink necklace, displaying her 38-23-35 figure across 11 pages of Penthouse.

Using the pseudonym Frances Cannon, Fiona described herself as the ‘daughter of a landowner.’

In the accompanying text the former debutante offered some pert observations. ‘My parents let me grow up believing my body is beautiful and sex in the right circumstances is wonderful.’

That might have been the end of the matter had Fiona not, some three years later, attracted the admiring eye of the Prince of Wales after meeting at a weekend house party when he was on a flying course at RAF Cranwell in Lincolnshire.

Alas his ‘cautious and careful’ approach in attempting to woo her was his downfall. Fiona was not the kind to sit waiting for the phone to ring.

When he finally did, she thought it was a prank and told him she already had a date with Mark Cottrell, whom she went on to marry in 1978.

With his uncle’s political connections, it was perhaps no surprise that the stocky George, who has a sister Laura, 28, should find himself offering his services to then Ukip leader Nigel Farage.

At the time of his arrest last month he had just agreed to take on a permanent role organising Mr Farage’s diary and dealing with media inquiries. He had been working for him for free.

Mr Farage, who likes to take troubled types under his wing, felt that working for the party gave the young man a purpose he otherwise lacked.

‘They had done their due diligence on George before agreeing to hire him and found nothing to worry about,’ assured an insider.

Last night that reassurance was looking rather hollow.

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As Ever UKip Are Fighting Like Ferrets In A Sack, In A Corrupt Election!

Posted by Greg Lance - Watkins (Greg_L-W) on 06/08/2016

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one wonders why whenever UKip come into the open you find that what they claim for themselves is deeply flawed – in 23 years of claiming to campaign to Leave-The-EU they have never had a single solitary consistent organised and professional campaign – they have however consistently failed to have the vaguest of responsible strategies for how to Leave-The-EU ethically within the framework of international treaty law ensuring Britain does no experience massive damage and huge debts.
I guess it is not all that surprising when one realises that virtually nothing they have ever said or done has been professional or for that matter honest!
Consider a few points from Twitter:
Greg_Lance-Watkins@Greg_LW 13h13 hours ago

Anyone know when will prove the validity of her CV or is she fraudulently seeking election as leader?

Greg_Lance-Watkins@Greg_LW 13h13 hours ago

So & are suspected of & have been notified Thus MUST investigate!

A & a do battle for leadership of & 6 nonentities squabble to lead for who continues in control!

Jasna Badzak Retweeted (((Mi5 Trump ton)))

She did if she is Diane James, US born, living there and not member! This one photo is just using her name!

Jasna Badzak added,

  1. Greg_Lance-Watkins Retweeted Jasna Badzak

    is an embarrassing joke candidate for leader since there are no viable candidates!

    Greg_Lance-Watkins added,

That is just a quick selection of examples from the last 3 days!
For more facts regarding the new front runner Diane James CLICK HERE
For facts regarding any candidate of any significance use the >SEARCH< facility at the top of the right sidebar. Minded that Broughton, Etheridge and Jones are easily judged by the odds against them and the obviously lack of leadership skills and judgement they have displayed by squandering £5,000 on submitting their applications!
That UKip are willing to seek to profit by charging applicants £5,000 each to be considered leads one to wonder how come they haven’t followed Labour’s lead and charge members £25 to vote! Clearly if Aaron Banks quits as their financier the new leader will have been hyanded a poison chalice as there will be no money to run the party as UKip MEPs are notoriously tight fisted and apart from the seried ranks of crooks who have been sent to prison or ordered to pay back money they had perloined from the tax payers donations have been few and far between other than those who made much show of being donors when it came to funding their own elections to the gravy train!
Now consider the fact that it seems UKip have NEVER managed to organise an internal selection process and/or election that has not raised controversy mainly due to their utterly unprofessional behaviour and corruption – time and time again they have been proven to have lied or cheated!
We have the farcical and fancifull story peddled by UKip firstly that Nigel Farage gave up a highly successfull career in the City when in fact he was just a serial drunk and philanderer who had been fired for his misconduct and to this day (I believe he still owes the money) owes the tax man for his back taxes on his failed company.
We have protestations that he gave up a career where he would have earned far more to control UKip – I think not when he arrived with debts and a cloud over his City career yet today would seem to have assets valued variously at between £3 and £7Million!
We are told how he was a great devotee of Margaret Thatcher yet when one checks the record he voted Green prior to joining UKip!
We hear the myth he peddles that were ity not for him and for his fiefdom of UKip there would be no BreXit and have been no Referendum – this is an outright lie. Neither Nigel Farage nor his party did anything to achieve BreXit, as ever they didn’t even have a responsible strategy of how to Leave-The-EU or what to do to safeguard Britain’s future when we left! In fact Nigel Farage and his claque did almost everything they could to prevent the Referendum – Just as they had utterly failed to actively campaign to oppose the new EU Constitution which morphed into the Lisbon Treaty!
It is an absol;utely unarguable fact thaty the Referendum was the result of the efforts of Nikki Sinclaire and no one else, it was she who campaigned for a referendum and ity was she who put together a team, and largely funded that team, to collect paper signatures in a petition to force the Government to hold a debate on Britain’s future relationship with the EU – a petition that Nigel Farage and his cronies did all they could to sabotage to ensure tjhere was no debate.
Nikki Sinclaire won the day and obtained 1/4Million signatures forcing a debate in the House of Commons in whyich David Cameron’s Government faced its first and worst rebellion, it was that debate which forced Cameron to include the promise of an IN/OUT Referendum in the Tory Manifesto at the next election.
Nigel Farage & UKip did absolutely nothing to achieve BreXit – they even went so far as to split the organisation that was to campaign for OUT, together with their self serving and self aggrandising fundert Aaron Banks.
Now let us look briefly at the claim that Nigel Farage made that he waws resigning as leader of UKip.
Yet even now having said his resignation was immediate he is still seeking to control UKip to ensure his puppet is elected in his stead! It is Nigel Farage actively campaigning against the NEC he put in place and has controlled for so many years, it is he threatening an AGM to overturn their decisions and it is he openly supporting Steven Woolfe – despite Woolfe’s criminal behaviour as exposed in earlier elections. Despite Woolfe’s claims to be a Barrister, which he is not!
Consider:

UKIP leadership: Steven Woolfe excluded from race

Steven Woolfe
Image caption: Mr Woolfe said some in the party felt he was “not his own man”

UKIP leadership hopeful Steven Woolfe has been ruled “ineligible” to stand in the contest to replace Nigel Farage – after he submitted his papers late.

The party’s NEC said it had voted by a “clear majority” to exclude Mr Woolfe – previously seen as the frontrunner.

The MEP said he was “extremely disappointed” by the decision, and three NEC members have quit in protest.

Jonathan Arnott, Bill Etheridge, Diane James, Lisa Duffy, Phillip Broughton and Elizabeth Jones are on the ballot.

Speaking to the BBC, Mr Woolfe said he believed the NEC had “their own reasons” for excluding him from the ballot, but implied it could have been linked to the fact he was committed to abolishing the executive.

Asked if he would consider taking legal action, or calling a vote of no confidence in the NEC, Mr Woolfe said it was a matter for the party membership but he thought the contest should continue without him.

Announcing their resignations from the NEC, Victoria Ayling, Raymond Finch and Michael McGough said in a joint statement that the party’s governing body “is no longer fit for purpose” and called for a vote of no confidence in the NEC.

Media captionUKIP MEP Jonathan Arnott says Steven Woolfe will still have a “huge role” to play in the party’s future.

They accused it of “deliberately obstructing” Mr Woolfe and some of its members of putting personal ambitions ahead of the interests of the party – which polled more than four million votes at the last general election and got 12% of the vote.

“Steven Woolfe is a popular candidate among UKIP’s members and should be permitted to represent those that wish to vote for him,” they wrote.

“To purposefully trawl for technicalities upon which to base a decision to deny his inclusion is not in the best interests of the membership and truly injurious to UKIP.”

‘Clear rules’

The winner of the leadership contest – sparked by Mr Farage’s decision to stand down after the UK voted to leave the EU – is scheduled to be announced on 15 September.

In a statement announcing the final line-up, the party said: “By a clear majority of NEC members Steven Woolfe MEP’s application was considered to be ineligible as a result of a late submission and as such he did not meet the eligibility criteria.”

Mr Woolfe, the party’s immigration spokesman, submitted his nomination papers 17 minutes late on Sunday, blaming the delay on technical issues with the registration site.

Nigel FarageImage copyrightGETTY IMAGES
Image captionNigel Farage announced he was stepping down after the UK voted to leave the EU

He submitted his application at 11:35 BST – before the noon deadline – but it did not successfully go through until 12:17 BST.

He said he had been in contact with party officials prior to the deadline passing to alert them to the problems, and had sent pictures, upon request, to prove it.

The party’s chairman, Paul Oakden, said Mr Woolfe’s exclusion was “regrettable” but the rules for prospective candidates, as for all elections, were “very clear”.

He told BBC Radio 4’s World at One that the NEC was put in the position of having “to bend and flex the rules” to accommodate a single candidate and “I think they did not feel comfortable in doing that”.

‘Life or death’

Mr Woolfe said he was “extremely disappointed” not to be on the final ballot as he had wanted to “inject my ideas, plans and passion into the party”.

And he criticised the NEC as “not fit for purpose” and said its conduct during the leadership election had “confirmed many member’s fears that it is neither effective nor professional in the way it governs the party”.

Media captionUKIP’s chairman said it was important for candidates to hit application deadlines.
Media captionMichael McGough has resigned from the UKIP’s ruling body over the leadership vote

“They have failed to accept that there were serious issues with the application system despite providing evidence that attempts of submission were made before the deadline. The NEC deny this is the fault of the UKIP system.

“Furthermore, highly confidential information about me held in party documents has been leaked to the press and the NEC has not sought to investigate this gross breach of privacy,” he added.

‘Life and death’

Mr McGough – who has resigned from the NEC – said Mr Woolfe’s exclusion from the contest was “unfair” and called into the question the party’s future.

Unless the party elected a “competent leader who was comfortable with the media, it was finished”, he told World at One. “This is a fight for survival. It is life or death.”

BBC political correspondent Tom Bateman said the NEC’s decision “opens up a whole new schism in UKIP” and he understood that Mr Farage could call an emergency meeting of the party membership to put pressure on the body to reconsider.

Diane JamesImage copyrightPA
Image captionDiane James has confirmed she is standing after days of uncertainty

Mr Oakden, who only took over as party chairman this week, said the party was perfectly entitled to call an EGM if 25% of its branches backed the move but said talk of a potential split was over-exaggerated and the remaining contenders were a diverse and exciting group.

MEP Ms James – now regarded as the favourite in the contest – has launched her own campaign website while Mr Arnott, an MEP for the north east of England, has said he was won the backing of the party’s deputy leader Paul Nuttall.

Of the other candidates, Mr Etheridge is also a member of European Parliament while Lisa Duffy is a councillor in Cambridgeshire. Both Ms Jones and Mr Broughton have stood as candidates in recent parliamentary elections.

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Do also note the following article:

Steven Woolfe being investigated for electoral fraud over drink drive conviction

 
Steven Woolfe
Steven Woolfe MEP speaking about Ukip’s migration policies CREDIT:GEOFF PUGH/TELEGRAPH

 

Ukip’s Steven Woolfe is being investigated for electoral fraud just days after he was expelled from the party’s leadership race.

Mr Woolfe, the party’s migration spokesman, is being investigated by Greater Manchester Police over claims he did not declare a conviction for drink driving when he stood for the role of Police and Crime Commissioner in 2012.

The force has received a complaint about Mr Woolfe’s 2002 conviction which would have barred him from standing for the role in 2012.

 

Mr Woolfe said he “forgot about the conviction” when he stood in the Greater Manchester PCC election in 2012.

Next Ukip leader | Who are the bookies backing?

CONTENDERS                                    ODDS

James, Diane                                             1/3
Duffy, Lisa                                                  11/2
Arnott, Jonathan                                       8/1
Broughton, Philip                                      50/1
Etheridge, Bill                                            50/1
Jones, Liz                                                    80/1

Source: Paddy Power, 12.25 on 3 August 2016

 

Mr Woolfe had been tipped to become the frontrunner in Ukip’s leadership campaign after impressing since becoming an MEP for the North West in 2014 CLICK HERE

But the 48-year-old former lawyer missed the nomination deadline by 17 minutes.

He was barred from standing after he submitted his application to become a candidate after the official deadline and has faced claims that he had failed to keep up his membership.

Mr Woolfe said he “forgot about the conviction” when he stood in the Greater Manchester PCC election in 2012, in a possible breach of electoral law.

Supporters of Mr Woolfe, who stood for Parliament in Stockport last year but finished third, have reacted angrily.

@Arron_banks @Mr_Gossamer Looks like UKIP are going to lose a lot of supporters now. Time for a new party?

 

@Arron_banks genuinely upset that @UKIP have imploded on themselves just as REAL progress was being made and old reputations were going.

 

Mr Woolfe had indicated that he would focus Ukip on becoming a party for social mobility, in a direct targeting of Labour’s core voters, particularly in northern heartlands. 

“The one thing I can say to the people of the North and the Midlands who voted Brexit and who are tired of the Labour Party leaving them behind, Ukip is now the party for you and your new home,” Woolfe told IBT.

“We did it for immigration, we did it for the referendum and now we’re going to do it for social mobility too.”

Ukip has been riven by in-fighting as rival factions battle to secure control of the party.

Nigel Farage has attacked NEC members as “among the lowest grade of people I have ever met” and has long been at odds with Douglas Carswell, the party’s only MP, and Neil Hamilton, its leader in the Welsh Assembly.

Former deputy chairwoman Suzanne Evans, who was suspended from the party earlier this year after repeated clashes with Mr Farage, said Mr Woolfe is “probably ineligible”.

Mr Farage, who announced he was quitting after the Leave victory in the EU referendum, said Ukip members should vote for the candidate who will best represent the party “on the big media stages” and around the country.

He urged his successor to “bypass” the NEC, claiming the governing body contains “total amateurs” who have acted as a “barrier to radical change and modernisation”.

Comment | Steven Woolfe on his Ukip leadership expulsion

“I am extremely disappointed by the UKIP NEC decision to exclude me from the party’s leadership election.

“Having been a committed member of UKIP, standing for the party in multiple elections, acting as a spokesman at the highest level, I wanted to take this opportunity to stand for Leader to inject my ideas, plans and passion into the party.

“Over the course of this leadership election, the NEC has proven it is not fit for purpose and it confirmed many member’s fears that it is neither effective nor professional in the way it governs the party.

“The NEC panel have even accepted that they were wrong to raise questions of my membership of the party, as I have been a full member since 2011. They did not identify my payments in the UKIP records until I showed them my own bank statements. After providing evidence of the payments and donations I have made to the party, they were satisfied this was not an issue.

“They have failed to accept that there were serious issues with the application system despite providing evidence that attempts of submission were made before the deadline. The NEC deny this is the fault of the UKIP system.

“Furthermore, highly confidential information about me held in party documents has been leaked to the press and the NEC has not sought to investigate this gross breach of privacy.

“The NEC’s treatment of Nathan Gill over the past two weeks has also been totally unacceptable.

“Nathan is a decent and honest man, who has been in the party longer than many NEC members. He, as the leader of UKIP in Wales, led the party to victories for seven Welsh assembly members in May. His dedication to the party knows no bounds. Wales voted to leave the EU and it deserves a Eurosceptic voice in Brussels to represent the people, as the renegotiation moves ahead.

“If I were on the ballot, I would have fought to reform the internal structure of UKIP including the NEC. UKIP must professionalise and it cannot do that with an unfit NEC.

“Over the course of the past two weeks, my office and I have received thousands of messages of support from members.

“To every single one of them and all of those who have helped to support my campaign, I say a huge thank you.

“Although I am out of the contest I wish the other candidates well and hope they can show UKIP has a positive, inclusive, patriotic vision for Britain.”

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Do note that Jonathan Arnott has absolutely no experience of leadership having been a maths teacher in a tiny private school with, as I recall 140 pupils of all ages, even as an MEP he has been all but invisible and undeniably irrelevant.
Jones & Broughton are both also rqans having no profile beyond having stood in elections and failed utterly.
Duffy has doner the rounds in the party but has only been noticeable for her spectacular failure during the time she was in charge of UKip Yoof!
Etheridge is best known for his racist behaviour and utterances regarding Gololiwogs, which saw him thrown out of the Tory Party, and having separated from his disabled wife as soon as he had squirmed his way in as a UKip MEP.
Diane James lays claim to having 30 years experience in Health Care but may be confusing herself with an American born woman of the same name!
As for Woolfe’s clai9m to be a Barrister – he may well have trained as one but I can find no record of any of his cases and he is most deffinitly not on the official list, which is open to public scrutiny, his criminal convicton may have something to do with his absence in the public record! Something else he may well have forgotten! As I recall when first he came to prominence in UKip he was a failed Compliance Officer in a Financial Services organisation – failed in that he had lost his job!
Situation normal UKip are in an utterly unprofessional, corrupt and dishonest squabbling mess!
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Nikki Sinclaire Prosecution Raises Many Questions But Few Answers

Posted by Greg Lance - Watkins (Greg_L-W) on 29/07/2016

Nikki Sinclaire Prosecution Raises Many Questions But Few Answers
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Nikki Sinclaire Prosecution Raises Many Questions But Few Answers Including when will criminals like John Ison & those who corrupted the law and perverted the course of justice be prosecuted.

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it will be noted by those who followed the case that this is a classic case of ‘Justice delayed being Justice denied’.
One is forced to ask on what grounds did the police persecute Nikki Sinclaire, just how staggeringly incompetent or even arguably corrupt was the police investigation when within a couple of days the Jusge saw through the case and officially cautioned the police witness John Ison as it was clear his evidence was incriminating him!
On what basis did Simon Timothy Orme Specialist Lawyer in the CPS Special Crime Division believe there was a case to answer and justify an expenditure of some £1.5Million on the unsubstantiated allegations of one bitter little man’s claims in breech of his contract of employment and openly made in collusion with Nigel Farage, as both his statement and the recordings showed – a claim amounting to a mere £3,200!
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Just what have OLAF, the police and  Simon Timothy Orme Specialist Lawyer in the CPS Special Crime Division done towards the prosecution of David Bannermann & Stuart Agnew, both UKip MEPs for having abused their office and utilised public money to pay the salary of Peter Reeve in direct contravention of the EU rules to the tune of many £thousands, as admitted on video and exposed by Daniel Foggo in The Sunday Times?
Just what have OLAF, the police and  Simon Timothy Orme Specialist Lawyer in the CPS Special Crime Division done towards the prosecution of Stuart Agnew a UKip MEPs and the then UKip member of the House of Lords Malcolm Pearson for having abused their office and admitting to launder donations and offering to launder further donations in direct contravention of British Electoral Law to the tune of £10s of thousands, as admitted on video and exposed by Daniel Foggo in The Sunday Times?
Just what have OLAF, the police and  Simon Timothy Orme Specialist Lawyer in the CPS Special Crime Division done towards the prosecution of Janice Atkinson a UKip MEPs at the time when she was exposed for having abused her office and falsified a claim for expenses having organised a political party meetin during UKip Conference as exposed in the media?
Just what have OLAF, the police and  Simon Timothy Orme Specialist Lawyer in the CPS Special Crime Division done towards the prosecution of John Ison for having deliberately misled the police relative to Nikki Sinclaire, and having colluded in criminality with Nigel Farage to pervert the course of justice, whilst openly admitting to having broken the computer data laws and being in breech of the Data Protection Act as officially cautioned in Court by the Judge and widely reported in the media?
Just what have OLAF, the police and  Simon Timothy Orme Specialist Lawyer in the CPS Special Crime Division done towards the prosecution of Derek Clarke a UKip MEPs and at the time a UKip member for having abused his office and having misappropriated public funds to the tune of £10s of thousands, as admitted by his having repaid between £30 & £100K when caught?
Just what have OLAF, the police and  Simon Timothy Orme Specialist Lawyer in the CPS Special Crime Division done towards the prosecution of Nigel Farage for having colluded with John Ison relative to Nikki Sinclaire, and having colluded in criminality with John Ison to pervert the course of justice, by vicerious participation in breech of The Data Protection Act and Misuse of Computers Act, as reported in open Court and confirmed by tape recorded evidence in Court as widely reported in the media?
One has to wonder when you consider these matters just how corrupt the process is and whether OLAF, the police and  Simon Timothy Orme Specialist Lawyer in the CPS Special Crime Division are acting corruptly in collusion with selected members of UKip – One is forced to draw the conclussion that the case against Nikki Sinclaire was not, as she puts it, just a ‘vanity case’ but a deliberate and mallicious act against her for and on behalf of interests in UKip and/or elsewhere in the body politic.
Similarly minded that the police and  Simon Timothy Orme Specialist Lawyer in the CPS Special Crime Division were involved in the persecution of Jasna Badzak in the most suspect of cases whether anyone could pretend her trial was other than mallicious and thus totally failed to display the tennet that ‘Justice must be seen to be done’ – particularly in the light of the subsequent rulings against Gerard batten!
One could continue with questions such as on what grounds has Annabelle Fuller under her original name or subsequent aliases not been prosecuted for her crimes. How is Jane Collins sheltering behind ‘Parliamentary Privilege’ for her undeniably libelous comments made at the UKip Conference to a large audience libeling various Labour MPs relative to grooming and child abuse.
There are so many cases that one is forced to the conclusion that this is not a matter of coincidents but does seem to be overt corruption!

Former MEP brands failed criminal prosecution a ‘vanity case’

Written by Martin Banks on 28 July 2016 in News

Former UK Independence Party MEP Nikki Sinclaire says that a failed criminal prosecution against her cost €1.78m – over an expenses claim of just €3800.

Nikki Sinclaire

Former MEP Nikki Sinclaire | Photo credit: European Parliament audiovisual


She has branded the police investigation against her “a vanity case” after being found not guilty of fiddling €3800 in European parliamentary expenses claims and laundering the cash.

Sinclaire, who represented the West Midlands region until 2014, had denied deliberately submitting 10 dishonest claims for travel.

The 47-year-old said that instead some expenses had been “deliberately corrupted” by her former office assistant.


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After being cleared, she criticised police handling of the inquiry, saying the 10 incorrect claims upon which the prosecution case rested were now seven years old, dating to October 2009.

Sinclaire said: “In times of police cutbacks I find it incredible that on the say-so of one embittered man, West Midlands police spent, I believe, in the region of €1.78m chasing a vanity case of €3800.”

The former MEP added: “I was arrested more than four years ago, and that event had blighted my political career and, more importantly, my life. 

“I now welcome the opportunity to move forward.”

A West Midlands police spokesperson said: “This long, complex inquiry has been investigated in a diligent and professional manner. It resulted in extensive evidence being presented to the Crown Prosecution Service which they accepted as significant enough to charge Nikki Sinclaire. 

“Our criminal justice system quite rightly demands a very high standard of proof and we acknowledge the verdict from the jury.”

The force defended its handling of a “diligent and professional” investigation, but declined to say how much the inquiry cost.

Birmingham Crown Court had heard there had been an atmosphere of “hostility” between Sinclaire and outgoing Ukip leader, Nigel Farage, and that her former aide had passed information about her to the party.

Jurors spent just three and a half hours in deliberations before clearing Sinclaire of both charges. 

She had always admitted the claims on which the crown’s case rested were in “error”, but told jurors she “paid no attention” to travel expenses as it was her office staff’s job. 

She told the jury: “I was negligent – I am embarrassed about it.” However, she denied any deliberate wrongdoing. 

Sinclaire said the expenses were either mistakes by staff, or in at least one claim were “deliberately corrupted” by her former aide.

Jurors also heard of several examples where she could have made genuine claims, including parliamentary trips to Cyprus and Cuba, and staff costs, which were never submitted, and effectively left her out of pocket. 

Sinclaire alleged that compiling expenses claims was dealt with by her Birmingham office staff, while she just copied information supplied by her assistants on to the forms before signing them off. 

The jury had also heard about a background of Ukip infighting and how Sinclaire lost the party whip as a result of internal disagreements in January 2010. 

She said that her subsequent arrest by West Midlands police blocked her from re-joining Ukip. She then failed to get re-elected in 2014.

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Nigel Farage & John Ison – Evidence Of Their Collusion In Criminal Activity!

Posted by Greg Lance - Watkins (Greg_L-W) on 09/07/2016

Nigel Farage & John Ison – Evidence Of Their Collusion In Criminal Activity!
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Hi,
this statement of opinion has been added to the article:
Nikki Sinclaire COURT CASE Exposes Nigel Farage’s Involvement
For the context of my comment: CLICK HERE

A statement of opinion written and added by myself G.L-W. Sat-09-Jul-2016:

There may well have been a statement from the defence that:

There is no suggestion of any wrong-doing by Mr Farage or any other party official.

However it is clear that at very least John Ison would seem to be in breech of his employment contract and in breech of ‘The Computer Misuse Act’ and Nigel Farage is very clearly colluding with John Ison in criminal activity – thus it would seem clear that Nigel Farage and John Ison are involved together in criminal behaviour!
It also seems very clear that Nigel Farage, John Ison and possibly others conspired together on numerous occassions in criminal activity, including unlawfull entry, and breech of ‘The Data Protection Act’ involving confidential Government information and confidential data, and in breech of ‘The Computer Misuse Act’.
As this information has been in the hands of the Police and the CPS for some years it is hard to understand on what grounds they have persecuted Nikki Sinclaire over so many years when all they seem to have by way of evidence is some 10 receipts that seem to be administrative errors yet they had very clear evidence & proof of criminality, it would seem, involving and undenied by Nigel Farage and John Ison.
It would seem that this entire farago has been to frame Nikki Sinclaire with the collusion of the Police and CPS unless one can readily accept that both the Police and CPS are both incredibly gullible and very stupid!
Nikki Sinclaire has clearly misplaced her trust in John Ison and has been betrayed by him in a criminal manner; Nigel Farage’s mallicious behaviour is seemingly equally as criminal in that he colluded in criminality of a period of time with John Ison. Steve Morson was also clearly informed of the criminal behaviour but in obvious mittigation supplied what seem to be true and honest evidence of the criminality to the Police making it irrefutable that John Ison and Nigel Farage had acted and colluded in criminality together.
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Nikki Sinclaire COURT CASE Exposes Nigel Farage’s Involvement

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11:40hrs. Monday 11-Jul-2016

NOT GUILTY VERDICT

returned by the jury.

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Hi,
I am privy to a considerable amount of factual information regarding the trial, which I shall NOT be including until it has been brought to public attention in the Court.
That said I will be commenting, with due consideration of the law, and to assist I have drawn heavily on the reporting of the trial by The Express & Star (CLICK HERE) as of all the reports I have read they seem to have provided the most accurate and competent coverage available in the public domain. As is my style throughout this web site I have included all ‘quoted’ material in blue to differentiate between facts I have provided and my views and the comments of others.
This case pertaining to alleged crimes commited 7 years ago in 2009 and amounting to only £2,465 at most and an investigation and arrest not made until 2012, this after Nikki Sinclaire had spoken with the EU payments office, OLAF & British Police reporting that she was not happy about events in her constituency office, where the now proven duplicitous and dishonest liar John Ison worked, and she was eventually charged in 2014 without ever being questioned regarding the charges!
WHATEVER THE Jury’s decision is this is a travesty and clearly illustrates the utter irresponsibility of the Police, when one considers the facts and the paultry amount involved, even if she was guilty which she strenuously denies and the trial is likely to have to relly on desperation to prove, has cost the British tax payers, in a period of austerity, somewhere between £1,000,000 & £1,500,000 – a huge amount of Police and Judiciary time that should have been better spent.
Further: WHATEVER THE OUTCOME this is a classic example of ‘Justice delayed is Justice denied’, which has already sentenced Nikki Sinclaire to 4 years of punishment since her arrest, including the loss of her job and her carreer in politics, created huge stress for her, her elderly parents and wider family and friends since 2012, and precluded her from any meaningfull employment since she lost office as an MEP, as she was under threat of pending Court action.
How can this not be classified as an abuse of Justice, WHATEVER THE OUTCOME?
Here is some background media coverage:

Ex-MEP Nikki Sinclaire charged with money laundering

14:17, 23 Jul 2014
Updated 18:42, 23 Jul 2014
By Brett GibbonsMs Sinclaire faces allegations that she made false and dishonest submissions for travelling expenses
Nikki Sinclaire
Nikki Sinclaire

Former West Midlands MEP Nikki Sinclaire is set to appear in court accused of making false expenses claims and money laundering following a lengthy police investigation.

Ms Sinclaire is due to appear at Birmingham Magistrates Court on 17 September to face allegations that she made false and dishonest submissions for travelling expenses and transferred the proceeds of fraud through a bank account in her name.

The offences are alleged to have taken place between October 2009 and July 2010 when Ms Sinclaire was a serving Member of the European Parliament.

The 45-year-old, of Velsheda Road, Shirley, was originally arrested on in February 2012 and has since been on police bail. Three other members of the public were also arrested but will face no further action.

Throughout the investigation West Midlands Police has been working jointly with officers from the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF).

Simon Orme, lawyer with the Crown Prosecution Service special crime division, said: “The CPS has authorised West Midlands Police to charge Ms Nicole Sinclaire, former MEP for the West Midlands, with the offences of money laundering and misconduct in public office.

“It is alleged that between October 2009 and July 2010, whilst serving as an MEP, Ms Sinclaire used funds paid into her bank account by the European Parliament in respect of false travelling expenses claims.

“Ms Sinclaire has also been charged with Misconduct in a Public Office with regard to her actions.

“The decision to prosecute was taken in accordance with the Code for Crown Prosecutors. We have determined that there is a realistic prospect of conviction and that a prosecution is in the public interest.

“Criminal proceedings have now commenced and Ms Sinclaire has the right to a fair trial. It is extremely important that there should be no reporting, commentary or sharing of information online which could in any way prejudice these proceedings.”

The ex-MEP lost her seat in the May elections for the European parliament.
Update:

Ms Sinclaire has claimed that police have not questioned her during a two-and-a-half year probe into allegations of money laundering and misconduct in public office.

The Crown Prosecution Service confirmed today that the former UKIP politician would be facing charges relating to the claiming of travel expenses while she was serving in the European parliament. She lost her seat during the elections in May.

Sinclaire, pledged to fight the charges.

She said: “‘I am disappointed that the police have chosen to charge me with the above offences without questioning me on them, after a two-and-a-half-year investigation.

“The charges relate to my time as a UKIP MEP when I was under the guidance and oversight by the party in the Parliament. This will prove pivotal in resolving the matter.

“‘During my time as an MEP I put in more than £120,000 of my salary into the cost of my work activities.

“‘It was also me, who in 2010, drew the attention of the West Midlands Police, to irregularities I discovered had taken place, without my knowledge, in my UKIP office.

“‘I strongly refute these charges and will be firmly defending myself. I am certain I shall be found innocent of these ludicrous and unfounded accusations.”

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As shown in Court this entire case, which must have cost the public purse (Tax Payers) over £1,000,000 and possibly around £1,599,000 to bring and conducy, is in reality nothing more than allegations more suited to the Small Claims Courts:
Sinclaire’s lawyers have claimed that the amount actually overpaid was about 3,000 euro (£2,465), but deny any wrong-doing on her part.
a sum which has not been challenged by the prosecution and which it does seem Sinclaire and her lawyer have shown was in no way a willfull attempt by Sinclaire to defraud the EU.
Further EU officials (or as described by The E&S: Mandarins) was not considered sufficiently significant for OLAF (The EU official investigators) to investigate as they did not believe the matter to be fraud – in the light of evidence presented in Court which the prosecution has accepted the amount they claim Sinclaire benefitted by is £2,465 which relative to over £90,000 of her own money which she personally paid in to doing her job as an MEP is rather put in perspective!
It has been made clear in Court, and not contested by the prosecution or Ison, that Ison was employed by Sinclaire and that part of his job was to manage her receipts and expenses claims – Further it is known that in his contract of employment it is clearly stated that his employment is dependent on his undertaking to act in Nikki Sinclaire’s best interest and keep confidentiality – Wyhich part of acting as a spy and a mole in her office and plotting to destroy her does this little man of clearly no integrity and questionable honesty consider was her best interests or a confidential action as he fed information to others such as Nigel Farage, Mike Nattrass & Steve Morson, which he has admitted!
Further it is clear from the tape recordings presented in Court that Nigel Farage and John Ison are seeking to damage Sinclaire in a manner which will lead to her removal. John Ison has admitted he was acting as a spy/mole for Nigel Farage, speaking with him once or twice a week, and has also admitted that he had sent a text message, having failed apparently to ‘stitch her up’ by one method that  he needed to move to ‘Plan B – Fraud’:
Mr Ison agreed that he also sent a message to another Ukip party member during a conversation about the MEP, saying: “Ok, Plan B – fraud.”
I and many others can attest to the night of the election count, a night on which I spoke to Nigel Farage several times, when Nigel Farage openly stated that ‘… although he had 13 MEPs elected he wished it was only 12‘ and it was clear that he wished Sinclaire had not been elected.
That Farage had fallen out with one of his MEPs was hardly news as in the previous parliament he lost the support of almost half of those that were elected!
There seems to be clear evidence as led in Court that there is every possibility that the dishonest and corrupt John Ison was falsifying documents with the aim to oust Nikki Sinclaire and that Mike Nattrass and Nigel Farage were colluding with him so to do, though carefully ensuring their own deniability. Steve Morson having been more competently groomed by John Ison would seem to have been aware of these facts and thus involved but his only crime would seem to be as a witness of the facts, all be it a somewhat naive witness.
PUBLISHED: June 27, 2016 12:59 pm LAST UPDATED: June 27, 2016 9:01 pm

Nikki Sinclaire money laundering trial: Former West Midlands Ukip MEP ‘claimed thousands in car costs despite flying more cheaply’

A former Ukip MEP wrongly claimed thousands of euros in travel expenses for journeys to the European Parliament by car when she had actually flown more cheaply, a court has heard.

Nikki Sinclaire, who represented the West Midlands region in Brussels and Strasbourg until 2014, signed and submitted “significant” expenses “in excess of the flight costs”, according to the prosecution.

The jury was told that in one case Sinclaire would have needed a car that could “travel back in time”, based on the receipts she is accused of submitting.

Antonie Muller, prosecuting, said Sinclaire submitted 10 false claims through “dishonesty and deception” rather than in error.

Mr Muller said that in another claim, from October 10 2009, Sinclaire claimed she had driven from Solihull to Stoke-on-Trent when she was in Cyprus.

The prosecution produced a Hilton hotel receipt from Nicosia alleged to show Sinclaire buying a Kit-Kat, a drink, and later “some hairdressing” the same day.

Mr Muller said: “She claimed she travelled 127 miles (to Stoke) when you know she hadn’t even been in the country.”

Former MEP Nikki SinclaireFormer MEP Nikki Sinclaire

Documents seized by police allegedly show Sinclaire received a Greek parking ticket for 25 euros while on the island.

He added that investigation of the UK’s automatic number plate recognition cameras found Sinclaire never made the trip to Staffordshire, as she claimed.

Opening the prosecution’s case in what is scheduled to be a three-week trial at Birmingham Crown Court, Mr Muller said: “In short, this is a case about a member of the European Parliament, an elected official, making false and dishonest claims for travel expenses during her office.

“Specifically, during the period in the latter part of 2009 to the summer of 2010.

“The Crown rely on a series of claims for travel expenses made by Miss Sinclaire.

“We contend – and I believe it is not really disputed – these claims are probably false and do not reflect the travel expenses that were actually incurred.

“Neither do they they represent the forms of travel actually taken.

“We allege Miss Sinclaire made false claims broadly of two different varieties.

“On some occasions she would claim for travel which she had not undertaken at all.

“On other occasions she made false claims for travel which enabled her to claim significantly higher sums than if she had correctly stated travel she’d actually undertaken.”

He told the jurors it may “seem odd” that travelling by car could be more financially advantageous than going by plane, but not when including the Brussels parliament’s “travel time” allowances.

The Crown’s barrister said six of the 10 claims saw Sinclaire claim for car and ferry travel when she had flown via Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, Basel in Switzerland or Brussels.

Mr Muller said EU expenses files showed she had submitted Brussels Airlines boarding passes – with a request for “extra leg room” – for a return flight on October 9 2009, when she was in Cyprus.

On another occasion, she claimed a 1,271-mile round trip from her Solihull home to Strasbourg, by car, he said, but she allegedly flew from London Heathrow to Basel, returning on January 21 2010, where she booked herself into a Hilton Metropole hotel in London.

He said: “The air fares cost £130. The 1,200-odd miles of vehicle travel was worth in excess of 900 euros (£750).”

The Crown said Sinclaire submitted that claim – with a ferry booking made three hours before travel – supported by French toll road tickets and a petrol station receipt from 11.32am on January 18 2010.

Mr Muller said: “The ferry was only supposed to arrive at Dunkirk at 1pm, so unless that car can travel back in time, it is impossible for that to have happened.”

He added that similar allegedly false expense claims were submitted for October 19-23 2009, and then November 23-26.

Mr Muller said Sinclaire then put in a claim “just shy of 400 euros” for a 484-mile round trip from Solihull to Chester-le-Street on January 8 2010.

The court heard the MEP’s colleague had travelled to County Durham by train to collect a £6,000 Mercedes Vito for Sinclaire, while she was having lunch with an NFU official in Stratford-upon-Avon.

The 47-year-old, of Shirley, Solihull, West Midlands, is accused of misconduct in a public office between October 1 2009 and July 31 2010 while a serving member of the European Parliament by making or causing to be made false or dishonest claims for travel expenses.

She is further charged of fraudulently transferring criminal property into her bank account between October 14 2009 and December 31 2010.

At the start of the trial, Judge Stephen Eyre QC told the jury: “This is not a trial about politics, but about particular events in a particular time and about the intention of which certain things were done.

“Whether you agree or disagree with the defendant’s politics is irrelevant to this trial.”

Sinclaire, on bail, denies all the charges and the trial continued.

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PUBLISHED: June 30, 2016 8:53 am

Nikki Sinclaire fraud trial: Former MEP told bureaucrats expenses claims had been “deliberately corrupted”

A former Ukip MEP told Brussels bureaucrats a member of her staff had “deliberately corrupted” her travel expenses claims, a court has heard.

Former MEP Nikki SinclaireFormer MEP Nikki Sinclaire

Nikki Sinclaire, who represented the West Midlands region in Brussels and Strasbourg until 2014, signed and submitted “significant” expenses “in excess of the flight costs”, according to the prosecution.

On Wednesday, it emerged in court Sinclaire had gone to the European Parliament’s MEPs’ expenses chief to raise concerns about irregularities in her own claims.

Francisco Estela Burriel told Birmingham Crown Court that Sinclaire “told me that she is not sure, but probably the (expenses claims) declaration has been made by another person, a member of her staff”.

Her barrister Sean Hammond asked if he recalled the meeting in Mr Estela Burriel’s office, from late August 2010, over a year before her arrest by West Midlands Police in February 2012.

Addressing the EU mandarin, he said: “The concern she raised was she believed because of a document she had seen in her office in Birmingham, that a member of staff had deliberately corrupted expenses claims submitted to your office.”

The 56-year-old bureaucrat replied: “Yes, absolutely.”

He advised Sinclaire to contact the travel companies involved to trace the paperwork, but she later told him she was “unable to find the flights she flew and which company she took to travel” as she tried to trace and correct the errors.

Earlier, Sinclaire’s barrister had asked whether newly elected MEPs’ staff received any formal training on expenses.

The EU civil servant replied that there had been a three-week information drive at the European Parliament, and that all the information was “made public”.

Sinclaire’s lawyers have claimed that the amount actually overpaid was about 3,000 euro (£2,465), but deny any wrong-doing on her part.

But the Crown has alleged Sinclaire deliberately submitted 10 travel expense claims for road travel, which she actually undertook more cheaply by flying from Birmingham Airport to the heart of EU government.

Antonie Muller, opening the prosecution case on Monday, told jurors it was a quirk of the Brussels expenses system that an elected member could claim for their journey time “duration”, which would be longer for road trips than for a flight.

In six out of the 10 claims, the Crown has alleged that is what Sinclaire did, including one occasion where she claimed to have driven to Stoke-on-Trent when in fact she was in Cyprus.

In his evidence, Mr Estela Burriel revealed some of the inner workings of the MEPs’ expenses bureaucracy, including the fact elected members can claim for up to 800 kilometres (497 miles) of road travel within their home country without submitting receipts.

As he left the court, the Spaniard covered his face with his bag after spotting media photographers outside.

Opening the case on Monday, Mr Muller said: “In short this is a case about a member of the European Parliament thereafter, an elected official making false and dishonest claims for travel expenses during her office.”

Sinclaire, 47, of Shirley, Solihull, West Midlands, is accused of misconduct in a public office between October 1 2009 and July 31 2010 while a serving member of the European Parliament by making or causing to be made false or dishonest claims for travel expenses.

She is further charged between October 14 2009 and December 31 2010 of fraudulently transferring criminal property into her bank account.

At the start of the trial Judge Stephen Eyre QC told the jury: “This is not a trial about politics, but about particular events in a particular time and about the intention of which certain things were done.

“Whether you agree or disagree with the defendant’s politics is irrelevant to this trial.”

Sinclaire, on bail, denies all the charges and the trial continues.

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PUBLISHED: July 1, 2016 5:00 pm LAST UPDATED: July 1, 2016 5:02 pm

Nikki Sinclaire fraud trial: ‘Spy aide’ passed on info to Nigel Farage, court hears

A former aide to an ex-Ukip MEP has told a court he gave regular updates about his employer to Nigel Farage, saying he did so “to protect the party”.

nikkisFormer UKIP MEP Nikki Sinclaire is on trial for expenses fraud

John Ison was accused of allegedly stealing documents, installing computer spyware and making secret recordings while working for Nikki Sinclaire, to ingratiate himself with the party leadership.

His old boss, Sinclaire, who represented the West Midlands region in Brussels and Strasbourg until 2014, is currently on trial for allegedly submitting “significant” expenses claims she knew to be false, according to the prosecution.

The defence’s case is that prosecution witness Mr Ison first tried to “undermine” Sinclaire, and when that appeared to fail he took advantage of the confusion around the Brussels members’ expenses system to set up his employer.

Mr Ison denied that accusation in court, and also said he never stole documents.

A Birmingham Crown Court jury hearing evidence against Sinclaire on Friday was told by her barrister Sean Hammond there was “a background of hostility” between Mr Farage and the MEP.

In a short phone call to Mr Farage – covertly recorded by Mr Ison in January 2010 – the former aide told the politician it was likely Sinclaire would have the party whip restored.

Mr Farage is heard to reply: “Mad.”

Later, jurors heard how Sinclaire lost the party whip in 2010 over an internal disagreement, but was seeking to rejoin through an appeal to its national executive committee.

Mr Hammond claimed that during the period Sinclaire treated Mr Ison as a “confidante”.

However, in a text conversation about Sinclaire with a local party colleague in February 2010, he accepted replying: “Ok, Plan B – fraud.”

At one stage during proceedings Mr Ison used his right not to incriminate himself, by declining to answer whether he had breached the Computer Misuse Act, after being presented with evidence he hacked Sinclaire’s personal laptop.

Sinclaire’s barrister asked Mr Ison if he had installed spyware on an office computer, before bragging to a party colleague about the information he had gathered as a result.

In a message in January 2010 to Steve Morson, described in court as then chairman of the Ukip regional office, Mr Ison wrote “I have just captured the entire data from Nikki’s laptop”, ending the message with a smiley face.

A reply allegedly sent by Mr Morson read “lmao”, which the court heard was shorthand for “laughing my a**e off”.

Asked by Mr Hammond if he sent the laptop message, Mr Ison replied: “Yes.”

Mr Hammond put it to him: “Had you just done that (to the laptop)?”

Choosing to invoke legal privilege against incriminating himself, Mr Ison replied: “I decline to answer.”

When Mr Ison was asked by Mr Hammond if he was acting as a “spy or a mole”, he replied: “If you want to put it that way.”

Later, a message alleged to have been sent in reply by Mr Morson read: “I’ll see if I can get you an Oscar.”

Mr Ison replied “Nikki (Sinclaire) is going to get me a ‘foxtrot oscar’ when she finds out”, referring to a slang term meaning f*** off.

On the day when Sinclaire was due to make her case to the party’s national executive committee, a message was sent to Mr Ison allegedly from Mr Morson.

The text suggested Ukip, then led by Baron Pearson of Rannoch – known as Lord Pearson – had “backed down under the threat of legal action, which Lord P said we would lose”.

Mr Ison replied in his message: “Ok, Plan B – fraud.”

Asked in court whether he sent that message, he replied: “Yes, I did.”

He added “obviously that comment looks very bad”, but denied any wrong-doing.

Earlier, asked by Mr Hammond how often he spoke to Mr Farage about Sinclaire, Mr Ison replied it was at least “once a week” by January 2010.

The ex-MEP’s barrister then asked: “You would regularly brief him and give him sensitive information from your employer?”

Mr Ison replied: “Yes I would.”

When Mr Hammond then asked if he did so to “undermine” Sinclaire, Mr Ison said: “It was to protect the party, sir.”

There is no suggestion of any wrong-doing by Mr Farage or any other party official.

Sinclaire, 47, of Shirley, Solihull, West Midlands, denies misconduct in a public office between October 1 2009 and July 31 2010 while a serving member of the European Parliament by making or causing to be made false or dishonest claims for travel expenses.

She further denies a charge that between October 14 2009 and December 31 2010 she fraudulently transferred criminal property into her bank account.

The trial continues, with Sinclaire herself expected to give evidence next week.

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A statement of opinion written and added by myself G.L-W. Sat-09-Jul-2016:

There may well have been a statement from the defence that:

There is no suggestion of any wrong-doing by Mr Farage or any other party official.

However it is clear that at very least John Ison would seem to be in breech of his employment contract and in breech of ‘The Computer Misuse Act’ and Nigel Farage is very clearly colluding with John Ison in criminal activity – thus it would seem clear that Nigel Farage and John Ison are involved together in criminal behaviour!
It also seems very clear that Nigel Farage, John Ison and possibly others conspired together on numerous occassions in criminal activity, including unlawfull entry, and breech of ‘The Data Protection Act’ involving confidential Government information and confidential data, and in breech of ‘The Computer Misuse Act’.
As this information has been in the hands of the Police and the CPS for some years it is hard to understand on what grounds they have persecuted Nikki Sinclaire over so many years when all they seem to have by way of evidence is some 10 receipts that seem to be administrative errors yet they had very clear evidence & proof of criminality, it would seem, involving and undenied by Nigel Farage and John Ison.
It would seem that this entire farago has been to frame Nikki Sinclaire with the collusion of the Police and CPS unless one can readily accept that both the Police and CPS are both incredibly gullible and very stupid!
Nikki Sinclaire has clearly misplaced her trust in John Ison and has been betrayed by him in a criminal manner; Nigel Farage’s mallicious behaviour is seemingly equally as criminal in that he colluded in criminality of a period of time with John Ison. Steve Morson was also clearly informed of the criminal behaviour but in obvious mittigation supplied what seem to be true and honest evidence of the criminality to the Police making it irrefutable that John Ison and Nigel Farage had acted and colluded in criminality together.
End of G.L-W comment added Sat-09-Jul-2016
PUBLISHED: July 4, 2016 4:42 pm

Nikki Sinclaire fraud trial: Former Ukip MEP’s staff ‘knew passwords’

An ex Ukip MEP accused of filing dodgy expenses claims told a court her staff knew her passwords and credit card numbers to make travel bookings.Former MEP Nikki Sinclaire
Former MEP Nikki Sinclaire

Giving evidence for the first time at her Birmingham Crown Court trial on Monday, she said: “Staff had access to the office credit card and also my other credit card – they knew the numbers.”

She added that her “immense workload”, representing five million constituents, meant she probably gave “mundane” queries about her travel arrangements from her own staff short shrift and “did not know” what they did with her receipts once handed over

The 47-year-old said she had “so many objectives to achieve” politically, she expected her expenses to be dealt with by her office.

Sinclaire also told how she had sought “clarification” from the Brussels’ parliamentary expenses officials on how to make claims, after being handed a “foot-and-a-half”-high pile of EU paperwork.

Describing her background, she told the jury she was born in 1968, one of four children to a lorry driver father and a nurse mother, and grew up in south London.

She charted how she knew from the age of four of her issues regarding her gender identity and had gender reassignment surgery in 1995.

In emotional testimony, she described how she saw herself as “the first person ever to be in that situation to be elected”.

She said: “I wanted to show that somebody like me could do that job.”

Recalling her rise within the party, the former MEP added that throughout her time with Ukip from 1997, there was hostility and distrust between her and Nigel Farage.

But she said: “There was also an element of respect – we were two different wings of the same party.”

Asked by her barrister Sean Hammond if she had dishonestly submitted 10 claims, she battled tears as she replied: “No.

“I wanted to be different, I wanted to show it was possible to positively represent people.”

Sinclaire herself went to the EU anti-fraud unit and the police when she claimed to have realised all was not right with her claims.

She claimed her approach to making expenses claims was to empty out a handbag full of receipts and leave them on desk of her office staff to deal with, as it was “not really my skillset”.

Instead, she left the task was down to her UK office administration assistant Paula Murray, or her political aide and later office manager John Ison to sort them.

Sinclaire said: “On a Friday afternoon, I would empty my handbag of all receipts, and put it by John’s (Ison’s) desk.

“After employing Paula, it would be on her desk.”

Sinclaire also claimed that new MEPs were not shown the ropes of the parliamentary expenses system and instead relied on a “fresher’s fair” held in Brussels, and a huge bundle of documentation.

Having to set up her office from scratch, she recruited West Midlands regional party worker and Ukip campaigner Mr Ison to help her with setting up the rules and procedures of her administration.

In August, 2009, seeking clarification about the expenses paperwork, she went with Mr Ison to the parliamentary cash office in Brussels to speak with the bureaucrat in charge.

Mr Hammond asked: “So at that stage in terms of physically pulling together of expenses claims and the paperwork, things like that, who took over the administration work?

Sinclaire replied it was Mr Ison who set up the system and he who supervised its function.

Sinclaire said: “The time I spent in my office, the workload I had, I spent so little time in the Birmingham office.

“There were many pressures because of my position.

“I probably wouldn’t have reacted well to being asked a mundane question about my claims.”

Asked by Mr Hammond how travel bookings were arranged, she said these were dealt with by her staff who had access to her email account, credit cards and passwords.

Sinclaire claimed she was actually attempting to highlight what she alleged was the wastefulness of the EU bureaucracy and expenses system, during her tenure, which ended in 2014 when she failed to get re-elected.

Sinclaire, of Shirley, Solihull, West Midlands, denies misconduct in a public office between October 1 2009 and July 31 2010 while a serving member of the European Parliament by making or causing to be made false or dishonest claims for travel expenses.

She further denies a charge that between October 14 2009 and December 31 2010 she fraudulently transferred criminal property into her bank account.

The trial continues.

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The trial continues.

PUBLISHED: July 5, 2016 2:24 pm

Nikki Sinclaire fraud trial: Former Ukip MEP questions why she would have started making allegedly dodgy expenses claims

An ex-Ukip MEP has urged a trial jury to consider why she would have started making allegedly dodgy expenses claims in the same month she was warned about a British colleague later jailed for a similar claims fiddle.

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Sinclaire has alleged her expenses were submitted by her staff, and at least one claim was “deliberately corrupted” by a former aide, who was acting as a spy in her camp for the Ukip hierarchy.

Today, she told Birmingham Crown Court that in October 2009 Ukip called all its elected members together and briefed them about wrong-doing by then-MEP Tom Wise.

Wise admitted fiddling £36,000 of his Brussels travel expenses at his trial the following month.

The jury in Sinclaire’s case has already heard how the first of what the Crown alleges were 10 dodgy claims date from October 2009 – the month of the Wise briefing.

Sinclaire, in the witness box, told jurors it would have defied sense for her to start filing false claims straight after being informed that Mr Wise, who represented the UK’s East region, was being prosecuted.

She said: “All Ukip MEPs were called to either Brussels of Strasbourg, I don’t remember which.

“We were briefed about Tom Wise, who was charged over expenses fraud – and what to say to the media if we were asked about it.

“The reason I say that is because the first claims of the allegations against me were right at this time.”

She added: “Why would that be the time I would decide to start fiddling my expenses?”

Sinclaire’s lawyers have claimed she did not deliberately sign off incorrect claims to gain financially, saying the total amount she could have made was “about 3,000 euro” – £2,465.

Sinclaire has also claimed at least one of her claims was “deliberately corrupted” by her former aide, John Ison – though he has denied any wrong-doing.

Jurors have also heard of several examples where she could have made genuine claims, including parliamentary trips to Cyprus and Cuba, which were never submitted.

The court has already heard about a background of party infighting, with “hostility” between Sinclaire and Nigel Farage.

Sinclaire lost the party whip as a result of internal disagreements in January 2010.

Jurors have also heard evidence from key prosecution witness Mr Ison.

Under cross-examination from her barrister Sean Hammond last week, Mr Ison accepted being a “spy or a mole” in her office, and he admitted passing information about the MEP to Nigel Farage in 2009-10.

Mr Ison also accepted making 30-40 hours of covert recordings of Sinclaire, but said he only acted “for the good of the party” during the period.

Mr Ison agreed that he also sent a message to another Ukip party member during a conversation about the MEP, saying: “Ok, Plan B – fraud.”

On Tuesday, jurors heard that despite Sinclaire herself telling the EU anti-fraud unit of her suspicions about Mr Ison, no investigation was launched.

Sinclaire also contacted British police about her fears in September 2010, but was herself arrested in February 2012.

Unknown to her at the time, Mr Ison had reported her to the police in May 2010.

Asked by Mr Hammond why she made no comment in both her police interviews in February and October 2012, Sinclaire claimed she was just following her solicitor’s advice.

She said that her arrest by West Midlands Police blocked her from rejoining Ukip – which she claimed had already been agreed. She then failed to get re-elected in 2014.

The 47-year-old, of Shirley, Solihull, West Midlands, denies misconduct in a public office between October 1 2009 and July 31 2010 while a serving member of the European Parliament by making or causing to be made false or dishonest claims for travel expenses.

She further denies a charge that between October 14 2009 and December 31 2010 she fraudulently transferred criminal property into her bank account.

The trial continues.

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On the strength of the evidence to date there is no doubt that the Jury would be perverse to find Nikki Sinclaire Guilty as there is absolutely no way that the prosecution has proved its case let alone beyond reasonable doubt.
That the EU official the expert witness Mr. Burriel confirmed all that Nikki Sinclaire had said and that it was confirmed by the EU official that Sinclaire had reported her suspicions regarding her expenses long before the Police even claim to have been involved and there was no evidence from the prosecution that Burriel or Sinclaire were disbelieved on this point makes the prosecution evidence clearly unsound it would seem.
That the prosecution evidence was unsound, as a display of criminal behaviour by Sinclaire seems clearly to be the case as no intent was shown, nor is there any sign that it is other than a clerical error or even a criminal action by John Ison designed to damage Sinclaire for Nigel Farage, as it has been undeniably shown by tape recordings played in court that Nigel Farage and John Ison were colluding. If John Ison at very least is not prosecuted it would be clearly perverse as he has admitted that he has lied under oath and the Judge has officially cautioned him relative to the risks of his dishonesty – that Nigel Farage may also be prosecuted may well also be a possibility!
It does seem that the most concrete evidence of criminality brought by the prosecution was, as the prosecution barrister stated in his summing up (closing argument), merely ‘coincidence’!
That the sum total of the allegations revolve around £2.1/2K when it has been proven in Court, and accepted by the prosecution, that Sinclaire not only did not claim for trips to Cyprus and also a trip to Cuba – all as a legitimate part of her work as an MEP nor did she draw down all of her budget in the 2 years concerned leaving over £40K unclaimed and further that in her first 3 years as an MEP Sinclaire paid from her own moniey over £90K into her work as an MEP – this case seems to me to be little more than vexatious and seemingly by a malicious action that duped an incompetent or corrupt police force!
Bear in mind neither the EU payments office nor The EU’s fraud department were remotely interested in the claims, even when told about them and had they been Sinclaire had long before informed them and the Police that she had concerns that someone was acting unlawfully in her office but she had neither the time, due to pressure of duties as an MEP, nor the skills required to investigate the problem she had reported!
That Nikki Sinclaire was able to call an independent forensic accountant to substantiate her every claim and verify the details of her account yet the police prosecution were unable to present any corroborated evidence or lead any evidence of consequence after spending a sum approaching £1.1/2Million (estimate) of public money trying to build a case out of errors amounting to £2.1/2K speaks volumes!
Fri-08-Jul-2016
We have now heard all the evidence for both the prosecution and the defence also the closing arguments of first the prosecution barrister Antonie Muller and the barrister for the defence Sean Hammond.
Today Judge Stephen Eyre QC has informed the Court he will be summing up the case for the jury, which he estimates will take upto 3 hours, in that the Court will sit from 10am that implies that by 1pm the trial will be over at which time it will be a matter for the judge to decide whether to ajourn the court until Monday or to immediately send out the jury for deliberation. We shall see!
12:00hrs. Fri-08-2016
I have just been notified that the Judge’s summing up has been completed and was reasonable and balanced and neutral in tone. The Judge has sent the jury out to deliberate and based on the facts it is my opinion that for the jury to find guilty would be a perverse decision. The jury will take as long as they wish/need to deliberate before returning to court later today or on Monday to deliver their verdict. We shall see!
I have been surprised that Simon Timothy Orme Specialist Lawyer in the CPS Special Crime Division, their London office I believe, sat in through more than half the trial as dis at least 2 police officers each day and on some days as many as 3 police – the reason for their presence at such a cost is concerning!
15:40hrs. Fri-08-2016
I have just heard that the jury has been sent home for the weekend, as having not reached a verdict yet.
11:30hrs. Monday 11-Jul-2016
Court has reconvened and the jury is still out continuing its deliberations after 2.1/2hrs. failing to come to a verdict on Friday.
11:40hrs. Monday 11-Jul-2016

NOT GUILTY VERDICT

returned by the jury.

UNANIMOUSLY

PUBLISHED: July 11, 2016 11:40 am LAST UPDATED: July 11, 2016 11:51 am

Nikki Sinclaire fraud trial:
Former Ukip MEP found not guilty over expenses claims

A former Ukip MEP has been found not guilty of fiddling £3,250 in European parliamentary expenses claims and laundering the cash.

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Nikki SinclaireNikki Sinclaire, who represented the West Midlands region in Brussels and Strasbourg until 2014, had denied deliberately submitting 10 dishonest claims for road travel she never made when she had flown more cheaply.The 47-year-old and her lawyers maintained that instead the expenses had been “deliberately corrupted” by her former office aide, John Ison.Mr Ison had admitted in court sending a message to another party about the 47-year-old, which read: “Ok, Plan B – fraud.”The jury at Birmingham Crown Court heard there had been at atmosphere of “hostility” between Ms Sinclaire and Ukip leader Nigel Farage, and that Mr Ison had passed information about her to the senior party figure.Sinclaire of Shirley, Solihull, had denied misconduct in a public office between October 1 2009 and July 31 2010 while a serving member of the European Parliament by making or causing to be made false or dishonest claims for travel expenses.She further denied a charge that between October 14 2009 and December 31 2010 she fraudulently transferred criminal property into her bank account.Jurors spent just three-and-a-half hours in deliberations before clearing Sinclaire of both charges.Sitting in the dock wearing a white jacket and blue top, Sinclaire looked relieved as the verdicts were read out and hugged tearful supporters in the public gallery.

Sinclaire had always admitted the claims on which the Crown’s case rested were in “error”, but told jurors she “paid no attention” to travel expenses as it was her office staff’s job.

She told the jury: “I was negligent – I am embarrassed about it” – however, she denied any deliberate wrong-doing.

Sinclaire said the expenses were either mistakes by staff, or in at least one claim were “deliberately corrupted” by her former aide Mr Ison.

In his evidence, Mr Ison admitted before the jury acting as a spy in her camp for senior Ukip figures.

The ex-MEP’s lawyers instructed a forensic accountant who found she would have made just over £3,000 from the claims, while the Crown only placed the figure in “the thousands of pounds”.

But Sinclaire, speaking during her trial, said: “I’d just achieved a lifetime ambition to become an MEP and what, I’d throw it away for £3,000, when there was ample budget in the (parliamentary) allowances which I could just take?”

Jurors also heard of several examples where she could have made genuine claims, including parliamentary trips to Cyprus and Cuba, and staff costs, which were never submitted, and effectively left her out of pocket.

Sinclaire alleged that compiling expenses claims was dealt with by her Birmingham office staff, while she just copied information supplied by her assistants onto the forms, before signing them off.

The jury had also heard about a background of Ukip infighting and how Sinclaire lost the party whip as a result of internal disagreements in January 2010.

Jurors heard evidence from key prosecution witness Mr Ison.

Under cross examination from Sinclaire’s barrister Sean Hammond, Mr Ison accepted being a “spy or a mole” in her office, and admitted passing information about the MEP to Nigel Farage in 2009-10.

Mr Ison also accepted making 30-40 hours of covert recordings of Sinclaire, and sending a message to another Ukip colleague claiming he had hacked her laptop.

He said he had only acted “for the good of the party” and when asked in court, denied any wrongdoing.

Sinclaire told the EU anti-fraud unit she suspected Mr Ison had filed bogus claims in her name, but no investigation was launched.

She contacted British police in September 2010, but was herself arrested in February 2012.

Unknown to her at the time, Mr Ison had reported her to the police in May 2010.

She said that her subsequent arrest by West Midlands Police, blocked her from re-joining Ukip. She then failed to get re-elected in 2014.

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Nikki Sinclaire cleared: Expenses probe was ‘vanity’ caseNikki Sinclaire

Image caption Nikki Sinclaire represented the West Midlands as an MEP until 2014

A former UKIP MEP cleared of expenses fraud has criticised police for leading a “vanity case” against her.

Nikki Sinclaire, who represented the West Midlands until 2014, had denied deliberately submitting 10 dishonest claims for road travel she never made.

She said her expenses were “deliberately corrupted” by ex-office aide John Ison. The court heard he gave details to UKIP leader Nigel Farage.

West Midlands Police said it had acted in a “diligent and professional” way.

 

Ms Sinclaire, of Shirley, Solihull, West Midlands, had been accused of fiddling £3,250 in European parliamentary expenses claims and laundering the cash.

Mr Ison had admitted in court sending a message to another party about Ms Sinclaire, which read: “Ok, Plan B – fraud.”

The jury at Birmingham Crown Court also heard there had been at atmosphere of “hostility” between Ms Sinclaire and Mr Farage.

‘Unnecessary’ case

Speaking outside court, Ms Sinclaire, 47, said: “In times of police cutbacks I find it incredible that on the say-so of one embittered man, West Midlands (Police) spent, I believe, in the region of £1.5 million chasing a vanity case of £3,200.”

She had said the expenses were either mistakes by staff, or in at least one case were “deliberately corrupted” by her former aide.

She admitted being negligent and said she was “embarrassed” by her errors, but denied any deliberate wrong-doing, saying she “paid no attention” to travel expenses as it was her office staff’s job.

Following the verdict, Ms Sinclaire – the first ever transgender parliamentarian in the UK – spoke of her relief, saying her acquittal was “the only just verdict”.

“I was arrested more than four years ago, and that unnecessary event had blighted my political career and, more importantly, my life,” she said.

“I now welcome the opportunity to move forward.”

A spokesman for West Midlands Police said the force “acknowledged” the verdict, but defended the investigation.

“Our criminal justice system quite rightly demands a very high standard of proof,” he said.

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Nikki Sinclaire: ‘I have this thing about injustice’

Nikki SinclaireImage copyrightAFP
Image captionNikki Sinclaire became interested in politics aged just eight

The UK’s first transgender parliamentary politician Nikki Sinclaire has spent much of her life fighting battles – personal and professional.

As she is cleared of misconduct in a public office and fraud charges the BBC looks at her political and private life.

The title of Nikki Sinclaire’s second book, Never Give Up, is a clear indication of her determination.

“Because of the things that have happened to me, I have this thing about injustice. I feel I have to stand up whether it’s myself, or other people,” she told the BBC following its launch.

“I hate it when authorities put down ordinary people and I feel the need to stand up for them.”

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Image captionThe court heard Nikkie Sinclaire had a “poor” relationship with then UKIP leader Nigel Farage

Her resolve emerged at a very young age. She was just eight years old when she became interested in politics while watching the news after school.

But it was a couple of years later, during the Winter of Discontent, that her interest really peaked.

“My father supported the unions and I would question him – why this conflict? I thought the unions were supposed to be for the working man, and also the Labour Party?

“He could never answer that satisfactorily to me. Coming from a very poor, working-class council estate, I began to think ‘why don’t we have these things?’

Her “very working class” father was “perturbed” when he learned of her admiration for Margaret Thatcher.

As her political obsession intensified in her teens, so did a very private struggle.

Since the age of three, she believed she was trapped in the wrong body.

It wasn’t until she reached 16 that Ms Sinclaire confided her feelings to a doctor, spilling out “16 years of hurt”, only to be told it was a “fantasy”.

Undeterred, she eventually underwent gender reassignment surgery at 23.

A staunch Eurosceptic, she became an active member of UKIP and held many positions within the party. After 10 years – and two defeats in UK general elections – she was successfully voted in as the party’s MEP for the West Midlands in June 2009.

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Image captionSinclaire gathered 100,000 signatures on a petition calling for an EU referendum

But her success within UKIP was short-lived. Just nine months later, in March 2010, Ms Sinclaire was expelled from the party after refusing to take part in a multi-national group it had joined in the European Parliament, citing some members “homophobic views”.

It was a blow she was not going to accept easily. In December that year, having taken her former bosses to a tribunal, a judge found in her favour when UKIP failed to file a defence in time.

As an independent MEP, Ms Sinclaire continued her tireless campaign for a referendum on Europe.

In 2011, she gathered 100,000 names to a petition, which led to a Conservative rebellion of about 70 MPs, and “forced David Cameron to the despatch box”, a proud Ms Sinclaire later told the BBC.

Again, the joy was short-lived. By February 2012, West Midlands Police had begun their fraud investigation and arrested Ms Sinclaire on suspicion of defrauding the European Parliament.

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Image captionNikki Sinclaire arriving at court for her trial. She said the expenses were either mistakes by staff or, in at least one claim, were “deliberately corrupted”.

“The allegations at hand are old allegations from a disgruntled ex-employee”, Ms Sinclaire said in a statement, adding she had “nothing to hide”.

The following year, Ms Sinclaire decided to reveal her gender reassignment secret, which she said was the result of threats from UKIP and journalists.

She later went on to say she had been “overwhelmed” by the support from members of the public.

In June 2014, Ms Sinclaire lost her seat to Labour’s Neena Gill and a month later, more than two years after her first police interview, she was charged with money laundering and misconduct in public office.

She was accused of making false and dishonest submissions for travelling expenses and transferring the proceeds of fraud through a bank account – something the politician said she “strongly refuted”.

It took another two years for the case to come to court, ironically, scheduled just days after Ms Sinclaire’s British independence dream came true.

The day after the referendum, there was not a hint of the impending court proceedings on her Twitter account.

Instead, as she celebrated the victory, her doggedness shone through once again.

“We did it Maggie,” she tweeted. “We did it. We got our country back. I never gave up.”

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IT IS WORTH ASKING:

It is worth asking just how widespread was the criminal conspiracy against Nikki Sinclaire – clearly it involved Nigel Farage & John Ison conspiring to pervert the course of justice together possibly with others as was led as evidence in Court including tape recording of a conversation between Nigel Farage and John Ison and the details surrounding that conspiracy between them as shown in evidence.

Conspiracy to pervert the course of justice involving John Ison is indisputable as also shown by the various text messages and his message ‘Plan B – Fraud‘.

However there would seem to be evidence that the conspiracy was more widespread as this Tweet from the odious halfwit Mick McGough of May 2014 shows:

 

McGOUGH, Michael 17 TWEET re Nikki S
This would seem to show that Ukip officials and leadership were colluding with the Police.
Sadly this would seem not to be as far fetched as it would seem, not only are the police under the spotlight for their activities with regard to the allegedly unsound conviction of Jasna Badzak and I too have experience of the apparent collusion between Police of the Met. and Gerard Batten when the police acted for Gerard Batten on a half baked claim he made against me – fortunately I was beyond the jurisdiction of the Met. in these circumstances and after a 3 hour interview under caution on tape the Met’s. vexatious claims were unsustainable.
It is also worth noting that John Ison has admitted to stealing material from Nikki Sinclaire and gaining unlawful entry to her offices he has also made it abundantly clear that he is criminally in breech of the Misuse of computers Act’ and has put sophisticated spyware on Nikki Sinclaire’s computers together with downloading the entire contents of her laptop. These charges must be prosecuted against John Ison for not only Justice to be seen to be done but also for closure of this obscene chapter in British politics.
Let us also remember that irresponsibly and profligately in a period of National austerity the Police & CPS squandered an estimated £1,500,000 in trying to prove a hard working MEP Nikki Sinclaire who whilst other MEPs cash in on every bit on which they can claim Nikki Sinclaire was proven to have not claimed on numerous costly claims she could have made and in the 3 years in question paid in £91,000 of her own money to support her work as an MEP – yet the police were persuing her for about £3,000 they claimed she had ‘fiddled’ to enrich herself.
The entire case would have come to a juddering halt if the police had rubbed two brain cells together and had asked her about the so called documentary proof they claimed to have – particularly as she had reported problems and discrepancies to the EU Payments Office, OLAF and the British Police long before she had any possible incling that the police were aiding those trying to set her up!
It is also apposite to ask what the hell Simon Orm’s role in all this was on behalf of Ukip or the CPS, minded that it was also he who authorised the prosecution of Jasna Badzak in London was that for the CPS or for Ukip?
May I suggest for further clarification of the corruption in Nigel Farage’s Ukip party that you watch the BBC West Midlands TV clip of another Ukip MEP and past deputy leader of Ukip:
CLICK HERE
Do also note:

Speaking outside court, she said: “In times of police cutbacks I find it incredible that on the say-so of one embittered man West Midlands Police spent, I believe in the region of £1.5 million chasing a vanity case of £3,200.”

The force defended its handling of a “diligent and professional” investigation, but has declined to say how much the inquiry cost.

QUOTED from CLICK HERE

which leads me to believe that it may well have been even more and when you realise, as the BBC confirmed, the Police had at least 27 serving officers working on this case the rate at which they were wasting public money was quite staggering, all on the sayso of one embittered liar seeking to curry favour with his handler Nigel Farage,to whom he was reporting, as he spied on his employer and betrayed her.

Surely the police must have dome a CRB check on John Ison and found out some of the basic facts about him – note what I was able to ascertain about the odious little man with a bit of effort on Google CLICK HERE

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Regards,
Greg_L-W.

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