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Energy prices? Blame the politicians!

 Energy prices? Blame the  politicians!

I've said it so many times, but it seems we have to keep on saying it: it was the politicians who did it, not the energy companies. It was
Brussels that set up its climate and energy package with its wholly unrealistic emissions targets. It was our UK government that passed the Climate Change Act (with only a handful of votes against) - which actually went beyond what Brussels had demanded. Read More....

Ukip could hold balance of power

Farage on Friday

The cat is well and truly out the bag. I am putting myself forward to stand in Thanet South.... Read More....

Out of the EU | Into the World

Out of the EU | Into the World

The UK does not need to be in a Political Union in order to Trade and Other Inconvenient Truths... Read More....

EU ‘Robin Hood’ tax could wipe £3.6bn off pensions

EU ‘Robin Hood’ tax could wipe £3.6bn off pensions

Up to £3.6billion could be wiped off the value of British pensions under European plans for a tax on financial transactions, a report warned yesterday .... Read More....

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Britain needs a return to academic selection

Britain needs a return to academic selection

Britain needs a return to academic selection to restore excellence, says UKIP Deputy Leader Paul Nuttall MEP.... Read More....

Watch our video on the Party’s common sense view of immigration

Watch our video on the Party’s  common sense view of immigration

A new video highlighting UKIP's common sense politics on immigration has just been released. It addresses the concerns that are often expressed by ordinary people and suggests that it is time for an open and mature debate on the issue. You'll find it on the front page of ukip.org.

Migrants take four jobs for every one that goes to a Briton

Migrants take four jobs for every one that goes to a Briton

Unemployment fell by 132,000 over the past three months; but for every British worker who found a job, four immigrants also secured work.... Read More....