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North Wales fire service employee quits amid investigation into alleged posts on far-right website

Daily Post by Jez Hemming | Friday, 28 August 2015

A North Wales fire service employee has quit amid an investigation into alleged anti-Islamic posts made on a far-right website during work time. The clerical worker, who was based in Colwyn Bay, was being probed over allegations they uploaded material onto a Norway-based website which is described by its critics as more...

UKIP trying to ‘block’ gay candidate from running for Mayor of London?

Pink News by Nick Duffy | Friday, 28 August 2015

The UK Independence Party has been accused of attempting to ‘block’ a bid by an openly gay candidate to run for Mayor of London. Richard Hendron, who organised the party’s controversial contingent at the Pride in London parade, confirmed to PinkNews earlier this month that he will seek the party’s nomination more...

UKIP suspends candidate for posting on Facebook that immigrants should be gassed

Caerphilly Observer by Gareth Hill | Wednesday, 26 August 2015

A candidate for the upcoming Bedwas, Trethomas and Machen by-election has been suspended by UKIP and resigned from the party after posting on Facebook that immigrants should be gassed. Bobby Douglas made the comments after posting about how UKIP leader Nigel Farage would refuse to give benefits for immigrants until they more...

Thanet council leader and Cabinet respond to Ukip four

Thanet Gazette by Kathy Bailes | Monday, 24 August 2015

THANET council leader Chris Wells has responded to a statement issued by four of his councillors this evening stating that they had lost faith in his leadership. Former Cabinet member Helen Smith and fellow councillors Konnor Collins, Ash Ashbee and Beverly Martin branded Cllr Wells a liability Cllr Wells, and his four more...

Four Ukip councillors brand leader 'a liability'

Thanet Gazette by Kathy Bailes | Monday, 24 August 2015

FOUR Ukip councillors, including a former Cabinet member, have released a statement saying they have lost faith in Thanet council leader Chris Wells and claim that he has become "a liability." Former Cabinet member for corporate governance Helen Smith, who was sacked from her role on Friday, her partner and fellow more...

Sheffield UKIP leader suspends himself from council over ‘personal problems’

Sheffield Star by . | Tuesday, 18 August 2015

The leader of the UKIP Party in Sheffield and city councillor Jack Clarkson has ‘suspended himself’ from office citing personal issues. The Stocksbridge and Upper Don councillor has decided to ‘take a step back’, according to a UKIP Party spokesman. Sheffield Council confirmed that Coun Clarkson has suspended himself but did not more...