UKIP


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UKIP

(ˈjuːˌkɪp)
n acronym for
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) United Kingdom Independence Party: a political party founded in 1993 to seek Britain's withdrawal from the European Union
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The turmoil at the top of UKIP has been national news for days, but in the West Midlands hardly anyone votes for the anti-EU party any more.
Neil Hamilton, Ukip's leader in Wales, said: "He should now resign from Ukip immediately so we can get on with rebuilding the party without further distraction.
UKIP's Bill Etheridge, a member of the European Parliament, said: "The time has come for Henry Bolton to resign as leader of UKIP.
Mr Gill's name did not appear on Ukip membership lists issued to party officials in April and August, leading some to the conclusion that he had failed to renew his subscription.
In the 2015 election, Ukip performed pretty well in the North East.
To this end the membership of Colne Valley UKIP have decided not to contest the constituency of Colne Valley.
The millions of voters who backed UKIP in the 2015 election appear to be flocking back to the Tories after their success in the EU referendum.
The party was wiped out in Lincolnshire, losing 13 seats, while all nine UKIP councillors in Essex were defeated.
That was Douglas Carswell in Clacton - and he was a Tory MP who previously defected to UKIP, and already had a high profile in his constituency where he was pretty popular.
When Mr Farage joined the campaign trail in Caerphilly we reminded him he had appointed MEP Nathan Gill as leader of Ukip in Wales.
The 39-year-old, a previous Ukip chairman, said: "Last year, British voters sent far more Ukip MEPs to the European Parliament than any other party, sending a clear message that they were fed up being run by Brussels bureaucrats.