Gerard Batten

Friday, March 29, 2019

Friday, March 29, 2019

Met Police rejects Ukip leader’s water cannon claims ahead of Brexit protests

Met Police rejects UKIP leader’s water cannon claims ahead of Brexit protests

Met Police rejects UKIP leader’s water cannon claims ahead of Brexit protests

Scotland Yard has dismissed suggestions from UKIP leader Gerard Batten that water cannons could be deployed at protests.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Tommy Robinson

Tommy Robinson banned from Facebook for 'organised hate'

Tommy Robinson banned from Facebook for 'organised hate'

Activist Tommy Robinson has been banned from Facebook for breaching the social network's policy on "organised hate".

UKIP

Gerard Batten: We have to make UKIP a 'credible electoral threat'

Gerard Batten: We have to make UKIP a 'credible electoral threat'

The UKIP leader has claimed the only way to ensure Brexit happens is for his party to become a "credible electoral threat"

Sunday, December 9, 2018

Sunday, December 9, 2018

Gerard Batten warns of 'constitutional crisis' if Brexit does not happen, as thousands march against Theresa May's Brexit deal

UKIP leader Gerard Batten warns of 'constitutional crisis' if Brexit does not happen, as thousands march against Theresa May's Brexit deal

Protesters march against May's deal, as UKIP warns of 'constitutional crisis'

Thousands of people are demonstrating in central London as part of a “Brexit Betrayal” march led by Tommy Robinson and UKIP leader Gerard Batten.

Friday, December 7, 2018

Friday, December 7, 2018

UKIP chairman resigns over ‘increased English Nationalism’ in the party

UKIP chairman resigns over ‘increased English Nationalism’ in the party

UKIP chairman resigns over ‘increased English Nationalism’ in the party

UKIP chairman David Coburn has resigned over an increasing number of English Nationalists in the party, and as a unionist he “abhors” it.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Nigel Farage quits UKIP over Gerard Batten's 'obsession' with Tommy Robinson

Nigel Farage quits UKIP over Gerard Batten's 'obsession' with Tommy Robinson

Nigel Farage quits UKIP over leader's 'obsession' with Tommy Robinson

Nigel Farage has quit from UKIP after its leader Gerard Batten appointed Tommy Robinson as a personal advisor.

Suzanne Evans

UKIP is going down a 'rabid anti-Islam path', says Suzanne Evans

UKIP is going down a 'rabid anti-Islam path', says Suzanne Evans

The former deputy chair of UKIP has claimed she left her role at the party over fears it was becoming "vehemently anti-Islam".

Monday, December 3, 2018

Monday, December 3, 2018

Senior UKIP figure quits the party over leader’s association with Tommy Robinson

Senior UKIP figure quits the party over leader’s association with Tommy Robinson

Senior UKIP figure quits the party over leader’s association with Tommy Robinson

The former Deputy Chairwoman of UKIP has become the latest member to quit the party in protest at the leadership of Gerard Batten and his association with Tommy Robinson.

Saturday, December 1, 2018

Saturday, December 1, 2018

UKIP leader’s appointment of Tommy Robinson poses ‘security risk’, claims MEP

UKIP leader’s appointment of Tommy Robinson poses ‘security risk’, claims MEP

UKIP leader’s appointment of Tommy Robinson poses ‘security risk’, claims MEP

A British MEP has warned that Tommy Robinson – real name is Stephen Yaxley-Lennon – poses a potential “security risk” to the European Parliament after being appointed as a personal advisor to UKIP’s leader Gerard Batten.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

UKIP MEP quits party over Tommy Robinson’s appointment as adviser

UKIP MEP quits party over Tommy Robinson’s appointment as adviser

UKIP MEP quits party over Tommy Robinson’s appointment as adviser

A UKIP MEP has quit the party in protest at leader Gerard Batten's decision to employ Tommy Robinson as an adviser.

Friday, November 23, 2018

Friday, November 23, 2018

Tommy Robinson appointment is a 'demonstration' of 'overt' racism, says author

Tommy Robinson appointment is a 'demonstration' of 'overt' racism, says author

Tommy Robinson appointment is a 'demonstration' of 'overt' racism, says author

Tommy Robinson’s UKIP appointment is a demonstration of “overt” racism in the party, says broadcaster Patrick Christys. 

Gerard Batten: 'Charges against Tommy Robinson are bogus and UKIP is not far right'

Gerard Batten: 'Charges against Tommy Robinson are bogus and UKIP is not far right'

Gerard Batten: Charges against Tommy Robinson are 'bogus'

UKIP leader Gerard Batten defended his appointment of Tommy Robinson as a special adviser on rape gangs, saying his convictions were a result of 'mistakes' by the justice system

Weekly news round-up

News round-up: The week's top stories (17-23 Nov)

News round-up: The week's top stories (17-23 Nov)

In this week's news, Sainsbury's announced it would start selling edible insects and the future of the UK's relationship with the EU post-Brexit was agreed.

Tommy Robinson

Tommy Robinson appointed as special adviser to UKIP leader Gerard Batten

Tommy Robinson appointed as special adviser to UKIP leader

The controversial activist will advise UKIP's Gerard Batten on on rape gangs and prison reform.

Friday, November 16, 2018

Friday, November 16, 2018

 Gerard Batten: The EU ‘are laughing at us’ after seven resign over Theresa May's deal

Gerard Batten: The EU ‘are laughing at us’ after seven resign over Theresa May's deal

Gerard Batten: The EU ‘are laughing at us’

UKIP leader Gerard Batten has said that the European Union is “laughing at us” after Theresa May published her proposed EU Withdrawal Agreement.

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Second UKIP MEP quits over ‘extreme’ views of party leader Gerard Batten

Second UKIP MEP quits over ‘extreme’ views of party leader Gerard Batten

Second UKIP MEP quits over ‘extreme’ views of party leader Gerard Batten

A second UKIP MEP has quit the party in protest at the “extreme nationalist and reactionary” views of leader Gerard Batten.

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

UKIP MEP resigns over leader Gerard Batten ‘hijacking’ party

UKIP MEP resigns over leader Gerard Batten ‘hijacking’ party

UKIP MEP resigns over leader Gerard Batten ‘hijacking’ party

UKIP’s former Deputy Chairman has resigned, accusing leader Gerard Batten of moving the party “further to the right”.

Friday, September 21, 2018

Friday, September 21, 2018

Gerard Batten UKIP

'I've never criticised Muslims' UKIP leader says

'I've never criticised Muslims' UKIP leader says

After being accused of endorsing an anti-Muslim rally, Gerard Batten sets the record straight with Julia Hartley-Brewer.

Friday, August 24, 2018

Friday, August 24, 2018

Gerard Batten tells Dan Wootton he'd like Nigel Farage to run for a seat in parliament

Gerard Batten tells Dan Wootton he'd like Nigel Farage to run for a seat in parliament

Gerard Batten: 'I'd like Nigel Farage to run for a seat in parliament'

Ukip leader Gerard Batten tells talkRADIO's Dan Wootton he may stand down from the party in April, and that he'd like to see Nigel Farage in parliament

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Julia Hartley-Brewer: 'Tommy Robinson supporters are like a white supremacist movement'

Julia Hartley-Brewer: Tommy Robinson fans 'like white supremacist movement'

Julia Hartley-Brewer challenged Ukip leader Gerard Batten on whether Tommy Robinson's supporters are 'racist'

Monday, February 19, 2018

Monday, February 19, 2018

Henry Bolton was ousted as Ukip leader over the weekend

Ukip crisis: Henry Bolton refuses to rule out running for leadership again

Henry Bolton refuses to rule out running for Ukip leadership again

Bolton squirms when asked whether he'd serve under Nigel Farage

Gerard Batten has said Islam is a death cult

Ukip interim leader Gerard Batten says 'a significant minority' of Muslims are murderers

Julia ridicules new Ukip leader for 'absurd' comments on Islam

An exasperated Julia says 'not every Catholic is an IRA terrorist'

Monday, January 22, 2018

Monday, January 22, 2018

Friday, December 15, 2017

Friday, December 15, 2017

'EU and political establishment are doing what they can to overturn Brexit' claims UKIP MEP

Brexit rebels are simply trying to slow down the process, claims Ukip MEP Gerard Batten

Brexit rebels simply trying to slow down the process, says Ukip's Gerard Batten

Gerard Batten, Ukip's Brexit spokesperson and an MEP, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the Government's defeat over the EU Withdrawal Bill

Friday, April 21, 2017

Friday, April 21, 2017

Farage has refused to stand in the forthcoming election

UKIP Brexit spokesperson says he's 'very disappointed' in Nigel Farage

UKIP Brexit spokesperson says he's 'very disappointed' in Nigel Farage

Gerard Batten says Farage is wrong to stay out of 2017 election and has harsh words for Douglas Carswell and Arron Banks

Monday, February 6, 2017

Monday, February 6, 2017

'People should not be allowed to visit the UK without health insurance', says UKIP's Gerard Batten

NHS crisis: If foreigners don't have health insurance we should send them home, says UKIP's Gerard Batten

'People should not be allowed to visit the UK without health insurance'

NHS trusts will now have to check whether patients from overseas are eligible for non-urgent care and they will be charged for treatment upfront, Jeremy Hunt has annonced

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

'Debating Article 50 is unnecessary because negotiations could fail', says UKIP's Gerard Batten

UKIP's Gerard Batten: 'If there was a second Brexit referendum, we'd win by even bigger margin'

UKIP Brexit strategist says British people are more convinced than ever to leave

MPs are now debating the Brexit bill, before they vote on whether to trigger Article 50 and begin the Brexit process

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

'Theresa May is trying to delay Brexit so that she doesn't have to sign the deal', says UKIP's Gerard Batten

Theresa May is trying to delay Brexit because she doesn't want to go through with it, says UKIP's Gerard Batten

'Theresa May is trying to delay Brexit so that she won't have to complete it'

Yesterday the Supreme Court verdict was given, ruling that Parliament must vote on triggering Article 50, to start the Brexit process

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Sir Tim Barrow: 'We need bold, decisive action and we won't get that from diplomats', says UKIP's Gerard Batten

Sir Tim Barrow: 'We need bold, decisive action and we won't get that from diplomats', says UKIP's Gerard Batten

'We need bold, decisive action and we won't get that from diplomats'

UKIP MEP Gerard Batten speaks to talkRADIO after former Russia ambassador Sir Tim Barrow appointed to succeed Sir Ivan Rogers