Tag Archives: Nigel Farage

  1. How the Remain Alliance failed whilst the Leave Alliance won

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    December 13, 2019 by Paul Goldsmith

    From the start of the election campaign, there was a concerted attempt to form a ‘Remain Alliance’, encompassing the Liberal …
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  2. The Brexit Party don’t need this election to have already won

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    November 13, 2019 by Paul Goldsmith

    The election system in this country means Nigel Farage has little choice but to stand down candidates to get Brexit …
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  3. What should the Brexit Party do?

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    November 8, 2019 by Paul Goldsmith

    There is no easy answer for Nigel Farage and his Brexit Party in this election, because in trying to force …
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  4. UKIP haven’t died. They’ve won.

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    May 10, 2017 by Paul Goldsmith

    In amongst the possibly genuinely held joy of many on the centre and left of politics at the fall of …
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  5. The vote to leave was NOT a vote for a points-based immigration system

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    September 6, 2016 by Paul Goldsmith

    So the first Brexit battle-line is drawn. Theresa May has ‘ruled-out’ an Australian style points system for immigration as a …
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  6. UKIP civil war could be a missed opportunity for the EU referendum

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    May 20, 2015 by Paul Goldsmith

    The civil war in UKIP rumbles on, with senior generals on one side of the fence stepping down. You may …
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  7. Farage is back – good or bad for UKIP?

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    May 14, 2015 by Paul Goldsmith

    So, Nigel Farage is back. Already. Despite the media’s spluttering over it being a “backtrack” on his promise to resign …
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  8. UKIP’s manifesto – plans relying completely on the counter-factual

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    April 17, 2015 by Paul Goldsmith

    What I have liked about UKIP’s contribution to British politics over the past few years has been the effect that …
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  9. UKIP should understand that cutting foreign aid will INCREASE health tourism

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    April 7, 2015 by Paul Goldsmith

    During last week’s leaders’ debate we saw the launch of what UKIP insiders have called a ‘shock and awful’ strategy …
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  10. An explanation of the election debate fudge…sorry, compromise, reached

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    March 23, 2015 by Paul Goldsmith

    So finally an agreement has been reached between the political parties and the broadcasters on how the televised “debates” will …
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  11. Unrealistic targets are not the way to deal with the politics of immigration

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    March 5, 2015 by Paul Goldsmith

    Talk to people around the country about immigration, and they will say that it is a really important topic for …
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  12. “Septimana horibilis” for UKIP? Or just what we have to come to expect?

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    December 17, 2014 by Paul Goldsmith

    What a week UKIP have had. Any other political party would have collapsed under the ridicule that they have brought …
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  13. You want the truth on immigration? You can’t handle the truth.

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    November 28, 2014 by Paul Goldsmith

    Owen Paterson – a Conservative MP who used to the Environment Secretary, gave a speech this week in which he …
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  14. If UKIP learn how to play the FPTP election system properly it could make 20 seats’ difference

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    November 26, 2014 by Paul Goldsmith

    Whilst he was lauding UKIP’s victories in the Clacton and Rochester & Strood by-elections, I couldn’t help noticing a not …
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  15. Combatting UKIP over policies..the lack of them and the flip-flops

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    November 25, 2014 by Paul Goldsmith

    It’s time to dump this “UKIP are right, don’t vote for them” strategy. We are getting near to the day …
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  16. UKIP are getting Labour voters who are ‘left-behind’, not ‘left-wing’

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    November 24, 2014 by Paul Goldsmith

    In the 1970s, some changes started to take place in terms of how businesses operate. Globalisation took root, and the …
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  17. Nigel Farage wants his country back. To what extent?

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    November 14, 2014 by Paul Goldsmith

    Journalists love Nigel Farage for a simple reason – he gives good copy. He says what he believes and isn’t …
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  18. A Conservative – UKIP pact may be have short-term benefits, but could be a long-term disaster.

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    October 12, 2014 by Paul Goldsmith

    We are about to find out the extent to which the Conservative Party believe in power over all else. We …
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  19. UKIP policies – closely targetted at winning seats but not for a serious party of power

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    September 30, 2014 by Paul Goldsmith

    Just before the UKIP conference, the Labour Party released a press statement pointing out that UKIP were “more Tory that …
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  20. Douglas Carswell and the start of the reshaping of UK politics into a three-party system

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    September 1, 2014 by Paul Goldsmith

    Douglas Carswell is a rare political animal, in that he isn’t a political animal at all. He had a career …
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  21. Why Nigel Farage has chosen South Thanet for the 2015 election

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    August 18, 2014 by Paul Goldsmith

    Pubs of Ramsgate and Margate, get the beers in, Nigel Farage is coming to town. Yes, the UKIP leader has …
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