Tag Archive for UKIP

Would Brexit end Britain? A tale of two unions

As Nicola Sturgeon uses a speech in London to set out her case for why the UK should vote to stay in the EU, Sunder Katwala asks what the implications of the EU referendum might be for Scotland and its relationship with the rest of the UK.

Steven Woolfe – Reaching Out: the referendum challenge

In the run-up to the public vote, British Future will engage leading voices on all sides of the debate, asking them to set out the competing visions of the future which they believe can win the confidence and support of modern Britain. In this speech Steven Woolfe, UKIP immigration spokesman, sets out his view of the positive vision with which the Leave campaign can win the EU referendum.

Toxic Trump: the GOP’s populist crisis and how Cameron dodged the same bullet

Trump risks toxifying US Republicans but with the populist challenge coming from outside the party, UK Conservatives needn't fear death by demographics, write Frank Sharry and Sunder Katwala

David Cameron’s new majority coalition

David Cameron needed to secure the support of up to 3 million new voters to win his 2015 majority. And, writes Sunder Katwala, that’s just what he did.

How immigration could decide the EU referendum, one way or the other

Nigel Farage wants immigration to be the central theme of the EU referendum. But it could prove just as difficult for the Out and In campaigns to find an argument that will persuade a majority on immigration.

The final Farage paradox: is it the pro-Europeans who will miss him?

Nigel Farage has resigned as UKIP leader. Perhaps the pro-Europeans should be worrying about losing an unusual asset, argues Sunder Katwala.

Douglas Carswell, UKIP’s optimistic moderniser

Douglas Carswell’s “Bright Purple” venture, to create a future-facing UKIP, may be the most audacious modernisation project in British politics, writes Sunder Katwala.

UKIP’s European ‘high water mark’: Farage set for just 5% in 2015

Despite tonight’s victory for UKIP in the European election, Nigel Farage’s party looks set to poll just five per cent of the vote in 2015’s general election unless the party can dramatically improve on its past failures to hold on to European election voters.

Why UKIP’s recent triumphs don’t guarantee 2015 election success

UKIP has now got its nose out in front for the first time in the opinion polls. The big questions are what will this mean for the 2015 General Election and for David Cameron’s Conservatives, asks Sunder Katwala.