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This is outrageous!

Britain has burned countless billions propping up the catastrophic EU project. Now Brussels is ruthlessly billing us for more – £1.7 billion more – to bail out the countries responsible for the Euro catastrophe, while France and Germany get a rebate of £801m and £614m. I originally rebelled against the government in order to help…

Mark Reckless is joined by some of UKIP's rising stars in Hoo, including Samah Naz (left) and Stroud PPC Caroline Stephens (front right).

Campaign Diary, 22nd October 2014

Rochester has been badly let down by both Labour and the Conservatives in local government. Under John Major and Tony Blair, Rochester was stripped of its historic city status, which dated back to 1211 under King John. The Conservatives have since pushed instead for Medway city status, but never delivered. So I was delighted to…

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Campaign Diary, 17th October 2014

As always, there’s nothing which quite gets one’s own mind moving so much like standing on a voter’s doorstep, ringing the bell, waiting to see who answers if it’s the first-time visiting the address, and then doing your best to give as detailed and as helpful as possible an answer to whatever the question might…

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Tory Stitch-Up On Lodge Hill

Last month Medway Council approved plans for a new town of 5,000 houses in the middle of a bird sanctuary at Lodge Hill. Chattenden, Hoo, High Halstow and Cliffe Woods could, with this, become almost one conurbation. However, the decision still had to be approved by government. Mark Reckless, the RSPB and many local residents…

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Campaign Diary, Sunday October 12th

The count at Clacton this week was a truly remarkable experience. Being there was a deep privilege, not only to witness Douglas Carswell make British political history, but more personally, to see my friend of twenty years returned under UKIP colours. Douglas fought for every vote, neither writing off anyone’s support or ever taking a…