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The Javelin Park Incinerator.

February 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

UKIP’s three Gloucestershire County Councillors, have today voted against the Labour motion to cancel the existing contract for the Javelin Park Incinerator. UKIP’s three Gloucestershire County Councillors, Cllr. Colin Guyton, Cllr. Richard Leppington, and Cllr. Alan Preest, who all [...]

Forest UKIP Candidate Challenges MP to Debate Foreign Aid Spending

December 3, 2014 // 0 Comments

Steve Stanbury, UKIP’s Parliamentary Candidate for the Forest of Dean, has issued a challenge to Forest of Dean Tory MP Mark Harper, and Labour’s candidate Steve Perry-Hearn, to debate the local costs of Britain’s £12 billion a year foreign aid budget. In a letter sent to his local [...]

A note on the level and costs of immigration

December 2, 2014 // 0 Comments

So Theresa May, the Home Secretary, has admitted that the government’s immigration policy has been ‘blown off course’ by unexpectedly high immigration for the EU. Well, well, what a surprise. In the last few weeks various statistics have appeared in the media about the costs and benefits of [...]

Britain’s Broken Society

September 18, 2014 // 0 Comments

Britain has a huge underclass of benefit dependant and disfunctional families. Currently, there are half a million problem households which cost us more than £30 billion a year through welfare bills, the police, judicial system and social services. There is no way that we can o should afford this! [...]

Planning out of control?

August 8, 2014 // 0 Comments

Like most casual observers, I was not quite sure what to think of the new planning rules, brought in by the coalition over the last few years. I do recall noting the howls of opposition from the usual green activists, the CPRE and the like, and from many town halls at the time, and deduced that [...]

Folly in Afghanistan

August 5, 2014 // 0 Comments

A combination of politicians who don’t know their history and a desire to look ” big” are a lethal mix. We have had two goes at trying to win in Afghanistan. More recently, the Russians got a ” bloody nose” trying to do the same. So, when Tony Bliar wanted to suck up [...]

The NHS and Adult Social Care is in Crisis!

August 4, 2014 // 0 Comments

The full cost involved in catering for the health needs and living requirements of an increasingly elderly population are becoming daily more evident. Current projections show that the NHS will face a £30 billion ” Black Hole” by 2021. The huge inefficiencies of the health service [...]

A Whiff of the EU

June 11, 2014 // 0 Comments

UKIP is not against Europe just the European Union. We have seen how excessive regulation from the EU drive many small firms to the point of distraction. Here is yet another example and we  have every sympathy with our fellow Europeans in France over this utter stupidity. This is taken from Euro [...]

Our message for 2015 is Vote UKIP, Get UKIP!

June 7, 2014 // 0 Comments

It is a paradox of the recent European elections for MEPs that although the Conservatives were knocked back into third place nationally, in the Forest of Dean counting area, they not only came second, but also increased their share of the vote since last May’s county elections, from 24% to 27%. [...]

The new ‘Cameron principle’

June 3, 2014 // 0 Comments

Am I missing something? On 28th May David Cameron called Brussels ‘too big, too bossy, too interfering’. Great in its way, but it was just words. However, he also put forward a principle, that the EU should work on the basis of ‘”nation states” wherever possible, [...]
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