Tag Archives: Nigel Farage

Poll shows that Conservatives are now considered more right wing than UKIP

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The ComRes survey suggests that Labour could lose centre-ground votes to Farage.

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Ignore Farage and worry about the real breastfeeding scandal

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Breastfeeding rates are low in Britain and the mothers who are least likely to breastfeed are the poorest and least supported.

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What the left should take from Rochester and Strood

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Majorities have group identities just like minorities, and that’s fine.

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UKIP can’t always be all things to all people

Nigel Farage

The more concretely we paint UKIP as a pointless third-rate Thatcher tribute band, the more effective it will prove.

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UKIP policies: dangerous, costly and yes, racist

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We don’t need to go trawling through old manifestos and historic statements; it’s right there on their website.

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On any objective test the Green Party should be in the leaders’ debates

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Yesterday the broadcasters unveiled a proposal for televised leaders’ debates that fails basic tests of fairness and balance.

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UKIP is tapping into ‘left behind’ Britain

Douglas Carswell ncrj

UKIP is offering disengaged and disillusioned Britons a return to a less challenging, more cohesive past.

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UKIP isn’t helping Labour

Nigel Farage ncrj

With just seven months to go until the General Election, the electoral landscape has never been more unpredictable.

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Labour has a working class problem

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What do the Middleton and Heywood and Clacton by-elections tell us about the Labour vote?

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Revolt on the Left: dealing with Labour’s UKIP problem

Nigel Farage ncrj

The Fabian Society are right to highlight the UKIP threat to Ed Miliband, writes Richard Carr.

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