Tag Archives: UKIP

The disillusionment of UKIP supporters could damage the charity sector

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Study shows that UKIP supporters are as disillusioned with charities as they are with MPS.

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The St George’s Cross has become an emblem of the working class

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Like a vote for Ukip, to fly the St George’s Cross is as much to declare one’s antipathy to the liberal, metropolitan well-to-do middle-classes as it is a protest against the EU.

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What exactly does Ed Miliband think it means to be a ‘working person’?

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There is no one type of ‘working person’, and it’s an indictment of our politics that such an obvious point has to be made.

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Rochester’s concerns about immigration are bound up with failing public services


For the residents of Rochester, addressing their concerns about living standards, schools and healthcare would go a long way to dampening their worries about immigration.

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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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Too little too late from Cameron as the Green Climate Fund barely meets its targets

The green investment bank and related measures has faced a mixed reaction from the environmental community

Critics of Cameron’s environmental pledge should be reminded that the UK’s contribution is actually very small.

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By-election candidates are still refusing to answer questions on the NHS


With a likely win days away, UKIP candidate Mark Reckless still has not made his NHS policy clear.

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What’s really putting Indian students off UK universities?


The coalition’s policies are as much to blame as UKIP in creating the perception that the UK is hostile to overseas students.

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Cameron is playing with fire on the EU

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Cameron’s European policy could signal the end of the UK as we know it.

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