AfD
News from Europe

The Alternative for the UK? The Real Alternative

by Richard Ford If someone had told me only last Summer that Germany’s newest political party, the Alternative für Deutschland (Alternative for Germany) would be the official opposition party in Germany by this Spring, I would […]

Angela Merkel
Letters to the Press

Is it Game Over for Angela Merkel?

Merkel’s Madness and the Rise of Eurosceptic Politics in Germany by Richard Ford The Law of Unintended Consequences never fails to astound and delight. Remember back in 2015 when the (then) seemingly unassailable German Chancellor […]

Gloucestershire County Council

The Javelin Park Incinerator.

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. […]

News from Europe

A Whiff of the EU

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 […]

Major Issues

The cost of our EU membership

The costs of EU membership are of two types, the ‘direct cost’ (i.e., what our country, nearly entirely our government, pays directly to the EU institutions to comply with the treaties) and the ‘indirect costs’ […]