Let's get it straight on Human Rights

Conservative plans to leave the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) and create a British Bill of Rights are “Worthless”

Let's get it straight on Human Rights

Nigel Farage, UKIP’s leader said: “Whether they like it or not, we will never be free of the European Convention of Human Rights while we stay in the European Union. While the ECHR was initially a creation of the Council of Europe, the pan European body that stretches to the Urals, it is now an integrated part of the European Union.

Friday, 03 October 2014 Written by: Nigel Farage Posted in: Press releases, Newsroom, 2014, October, Human Rights, Nigel Farage

European Commissioner Designate – UK has no hope of changing Freedom of Movement rules

European Commissioner Designate – UK has no hope of changing Freedom of Movement rules

At the same time as David Cameron was making his keynote speech at the Conservative Party Conference placing immigration controls at the very heart of his EU renegotiation strategy, pledging he will "not take no for an answer" on free movement; the European Commissioner in charge of employment and labour mobility was being questioned by UKIP Deputy Leader Paul Nuttall today at confirmation hearings at the European Parliament.

Wednesday, 01 October 2014 Written by: Paul Nuttall Posted in: Press releases, Newsroom, 2014, Employment and Social Affairs, October, Paul Nuttall

In the war with Islamic Extremism, Russia is on our side

In the war with Islamic Extremism, Russia is on our side

Speaking in the European Parliament in Strasbourg, today, in a debate on EU-Russia releations, and just before a vote on the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement, UKIP leader Nigel Farage said: "Perhaps we ought to recognise that the West now faces the biggest threat and crisis to our way of life that we have seen for over 70 years.

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 Written by: Nigel Farage Posted in: Press releases, Newsroom, 2014, September, Nigel Farage

EU looks to fast track Ukraine trade deal despite warnings of ‘perceived provocation’ from UKIP

The EU International Trade Committee, INTA, has voted to fast track a free trade deal with Ukraine in a quick vote, despite warnings from UKIP MEPs that such a move could be perceived as provocative by Russia. Amjad Bashir and William Dartmouth led calls for the EU to show sensitivity due to tensions with Russia, warning that a rushed deal with the beleaguered state and her neighbours could be regarded as provocative by Putin.

Wednesday, 03 September 2014 Written by: William Dartmouth Posted in: Press releases, Newsroom, 2014, September, International Trade , William Dartmouth