Tag Archives: Douglas Carswell

We need a by-election from all three MPs


This is not the first time that MPs have decided to reject their party politics and tragically it is not the first time that MPs have decided to leave a political party and transfer to another political party. However this … Continue reading

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Independence is a state of real integrity


When Douglas Carswell and Mark Reckless decided that they could no longer support Conservative Party policies in August and September 2014 respectively, and that they were going to join UKIP I wrote of their integrity in going to their constituents … Continue reading

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The problem with leadership


In the same week that Douglas Carswell has been filmed and interviewing calling for a change at the helm of UKIP, the Charity Commission has published a paper arguing that organisations (Charities in their case) must avoid allowing a dominant … Continue reading

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Lets end Short Money


The row between Douglas Carswell and UKIP officials over the Short Money which the party is entitled to is clearly very damaging for UKIP. However despite this damage, it reveals a much bigger problem with our Political system. As I understand … Continue reading

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We should express our outrage


There is a rather murky story in this mornings newspapers regarding Amjad Bashir who was until last week the communities spokesperson for UKIP and is now apparently a member of the Conservative Party. His change of party is apparently so important that he … Continue reading

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Party Loyalty?


The loss of a second MP to UKIP is bound to be upsetting for the Conservative Party, perhaps made worse coming on the eve of the Conservative Party conference. However Douglas Carswell and Mark Reckless have changed parties in the context … Continue reading

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What does Euan have to tell us?


The news that the son of a recent Prime Minister is bidding to become the candidate in a constituency near where his Mother was brought is not really that significant. Many children follow their parents into certain lines of work, and long standing … Continue reading

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Lock the door and throw away the key


According to the East Anglia Daily Times the MP for Clacton, Douglas Carswell is angry with his local Police force because they are not locking up sufficient young people under the age of 16. He appears to have based his opinions on a Freedom of … Continue reading

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Size and breadth affects all of us


The Conservative party is being dragged kicking and screaming to admit that their individual membership has fallen to its lowest ever level, possibly as low as 100,000 people as reported in yesterdays Independent and this morning on Radio 4. The fact … Continue reading

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