• UKIP South Suffolk Selects its PPC

    PPC Hustings South Suffolk UKIP today selected their Prospective Parliamentary Candidate, Mr. Steven Whalley, a resident of East Bergholt, to contest the seat for the 2015 general election. Steven is also the current Chairman of the UKIP South Suffolk Association. The seat, formerly held by the now deselected Conservative Tim Yeo, opens a new chapter for the constituency. A delighted […]

    UKIP South Suffolk Selects its PPC
  • Local Issues, the Cabinet Reshuffle, and ‘Blobs’

    The recent cabinet manoeuvres have produced some changes surprising to UKIP observers, not the least of which is the displacement of Michael Gove as education secretary. He had been seen to be successful in taking on the ‘blob’, that amorphous mass of self-appointed educationalists, teaching trade unions, and anti-education ideologues, which has so blighted the educational opportunities of whole generations. […]

    Local Issues, the Cabinet Reshuffle, and ‘Blobs’
  • UKIP Victory 2014

    The top ten parties in the EU MEP election were, by votes: Party Votes % MEPs change +/- UK Independence Party 4,352,051 27.49 (+10.99) 24 +11 Labour 4,020,646 25.40 (+9.67) 20 +7 Conservative 3,788,405 23.93 (-3.80) 19 -7 Green 1,244,975 7.87 (-0.75) 3 +1 Scottish National Party 389,503 2.46 (0.34) 2 0 Liberal Democrat 1,087,633 6.87 (-6.87) 1 -10 Plaid […]

    UKIP Victory 2014
  • EU MEP Election Results

    Eastern Region: 10:35pm UKIP 3: Patrick O’Flynn, Stuart Agnew, Tim Aker Total 34.48% of the vote, up 14.9% Con 3: Vicky Ford; Geoffrey Van Orden; David Campbell Bannerman Lab 1: Richard Howitt Eastern Region Vote Share Party Votes % MEPs change +/- UK Independence Party 542,812 34.48 (+14.90) 3 +1 Conservative 446,569 28.37 (-2.84) 3 0 Labour 271,601 17.25 (+6.78) […]

    EU MEP Election Results
  • UKIP Links

    This page contains links to UKIP related websites and to the Eastern Region candidate MEP’s. They are: Patrick O’Flynn, Stuart Agnew, Tim Aker, Michael Heaver, Mick McGough, Andy Monk, Mark Hughes. The meetings in Sudbury and Hadleigh have given the public an opportunity to hear and to question some of the candidates in an open forum. Links UKIP UKIPDaily James […]

    UKIP Links

EU »

Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership TTIP

Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership TTIP

August 17, 2014 at 11:46 pm

The EU/US Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). What is the TTIP? According to the European Commissions’s website, “The Transatlantic Trade and Investment...

  • QMV – Nov 1st 2014
    QMV – Nov 1st 2014

    The Lisbon treaty Dec 1st 2009  introduced QMV to some 43 areas of competence, and the changes coming in Nov 1st...

    August 12, 2014 at 10:54 pm
  • Juncker’s ‘Election’
    Juncker’s ‘Election’

    With 422 votes in favour, the European Parliament elected Jean-Claude Juncker in a secret ballot on 15 July as...

    July 15, 2014 at 11:08 pm
  • EU Financial Transparency System
    EU Financial Transparency System

    The European Commission has a searchable Financial Transparency System, a database of grant funding to third parties...

    July 8, 2014 at 8:21 pm

Local »

Brownfield site building gets new incentive

Brownfield site building gets new incentive

August 13, 2014 at 1:02 pm

A new name and a new policy emerged today covering incentives to build on brownfield sites in urban areas in preference to building on greenfield sites in the country. The...

  • Great Yarmouth Office Opened
    Great Yarmouth Office Opened

    A note from Stuart Agnew MEP: Dear All My new Great Yarmouth office is now open. If you are passing by, please...

    August 7, 2014 at 11:49 pm
  • Improving Rural Mobile
    Improving Rural Mobile

    Coverage of 3G in South Suffolk We have all suffered the frustration in rural areas of 3G mobile phone ‘blackspots’,...

    August 5, 2014 at 11:48 pm
  • Hacheston and Tattingstone Saved from Solar
    Hacheston and Tattingstone Saved from Solar

    Within a week of each other two appeals against the refusal to allow industrial solar installations in Suffolk...

    June 3, 2014 at 11:30 pm

Environment »

Green Tax Costs Households £1,629 Each in 2013

Green Tax Costs Households £1,629 Each in 2013

July 17, 2014 at 9:11 pm

More than £500 million of the increase in the green taxes last year was due to rising renewable energy levies to subsidise the construction of wind and solar farms and other...

Politics »

Border Control IT Failure

Border Control IT Failure

August 19, 2014 at 8:13 pm

One of the recurring themes over the past decades of developments in Computers, Web, and Telecoms, is the persistent failure of government IT projects. The propensity for...

  • Shock and Awe – 1814 Style
    Shock and Awe – 1814 Style

    This coming Sunday the 24th August, is the two hundred year anniversary of events which have a parallel nearer...

    August 18, 2014 at 11:41 pm
  • The Road to Good Governance
    The Road to Good Governance

    UKIP are a party committed to removing the UK from the European Union, and this is the policy most associated in...

    August 17, 2014 at 11:34 pm
  • Unemployment Falls – And the Reason?
    Unemployment Falls – And the Reason?

    The headlines from the Office of National Statistics show that unemployment fell by 132,000 over the past three...

    August 16, 2014 at 1:33 am

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Fuel Prices Around the World

Fuel Prices Around the World

July 29, 2014 at 10:53 pm

From The Industrialist. The highest prices are clustered around Europe.  

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Border Control IT Failure

Border Control IT Failure

One of the recurring themes over the past decades of developments in Computers, Web, and Telecoms, is the persistent failure of government IT projects. The propensity for failure has endured over technology change, whether it is the old style mainframe greenscreen applications, windowing desktop computers, or the latest multi-mode mobile interactive app. Time and again we hear the familiar tale […]

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Shock and Awe – 1814 Style

Shock and Awe – 1814 Style

This coming Sunday the 24th August, is the two hundred year anniversary of events which have a parallel nearer to our own times. In 1814 the proudly new capital city of a small nation with overarching ambitions, was burnt out by the global superpower in an action aimed at containing the regional ambitions of its leader. James Madison of the […]

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Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership TTIP

Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership TTIP

The EU/US Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). What is the TTIP? According to the European Commissions’s website, “The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) is a trade agreement that is presently being negotiated between the European Union and the United States.  It aims at removing trade barriers in a wide range of economic sectors to make it easier to […]

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The Road to Good Governance

The Road to Good Governance

UKIP are a party committed to removing the UK from the European Union, and this is the policy most associated in the view of the public with UKIP. However, leaving the EU is not the only goal of UKIP, it is an essential step on setting the UK on a path to the ultimate goal of ‘good governance’. We have […]

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Unemployment Falls – And the Reason?

Unemployment Falls – And the Reason?

The headlines from the Office of National Statistics show that unemployment fell by 132,000 over the past three months, down to 6.4%. Further, the national GDP is rising and is ahead of most other countries. However, an analysis of the economic situation reveals that: earnings including bonuses, fell by 0.2% for first time in five years GDP per head of […]

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Brownfield site building gets new incentive

Brownfield site building gets new incentive

A new name and a new policy emerged today covering incentives to build on brownfield sites in urban areas in preference to building on greenfield sites in the country. The Treasury will put £200 million of taxpayer’s money towards the cost of getting the brownfield sites ready for new homes. With this scheme, councils will be given the chance to […]

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QMV – Nov 1st 2014

QMV – Nov 1st 2014

The Lisbon treaty Dec 1st 2009  introduced QMV to some 43 areas of competence, and the changes coming in Nov 1st this year concern a new system of voting. QMV will already have been in force for five years, so there is  no loss of veto on Nov 1st, but there will be a new system of QMV voting. A […]

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Great Yarmouth Office Opened

Great Yarmouth Office Opened

A note from Stuart Agnew MEP: Dear All My new Great Yarmouth office is now open. If you are passing by, please pop in for a chat! Can you please update your records accordingly with the new contact details and spread the word to your members? Office of Stuart Agnew MEP UK Independence Party 25 Regent Street Great Yarmouth Norfolk […]

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