Ukip support has surged after its strong showing in two byelections last week, causing particular problems for the Conservatives’ ratings, according to a Guardian/ICM poll.
The major TV broadcasters faced a deluge of criticism and threats of legal action on Monday when they proposed to include Ukip, but not the Green party, in the planned TV leader debates in the general election next year.
Godfrey Bloom, the colourful former Ukip MEP, has resigned from the party with a warning to its newest recruit, Douglas Carswell, to beware backstabbers among his colleagues.
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David Cameron’s travails over his response to Ukip’s surge has worsened after mayor of London, Boris Johnson, described the Tory manifesto pledge to cut net immigration numbers to below 100,000 as a “great deception”.
Ed Miliband will tell a meeting of Labour MPs on Monday night that he has a strategy to win the next election after his deputy, Harriet Harman, insisted: “We are not going to have a wobble or a leadership change”.
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Douglas Carswell, the newly elected Ukip MP, has said that he expects his new party to win the Rochester and Strood byelection, adding it was possible that Ukip could win as many as 24 seats at the general election in light of polls showing it could take 25% of the vote next May.
A group of Ukip activists say they have “hit a brick wall” after complaining to the party leadership about the Scottish spokesman David Coburn’s “unsavoury, bullying and gaffe-prone” behaviour.
Jeremy Corbyn has been asked by MPs to discipline a political aide who reportedly claimed that the steel crisis had played well for the Labour party.
Gordon Brown has waded into the European Union referendum debate, calling on the remain camp to make a more positive case for staying in.